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Adolescent Program

Adolescents 11 through 17 years old are evaluated by a multidisciplinary neurodevelopmental assessment consisting of a developmental pediatrician, pediatric psychologist and an educational specialist. Typical referrals to the adolescent program include children with learning disabilities, attentional and/or behavioral concerns.

Call the DMC Program Coordinator for questions and intake information at 617-355-7025.

Adoption Program

Children are seen for adoption consultation services. Typical referrals include families and children in need of consultations regarding a pending adoption, as well as post-adoption services for adoptees with developmental, learning, behavioral, and family adjustment issues.

Call the DMC Triage Coordinator with referral and intake information at 617-355-4125.

Read about the director of the Adoption Program at Boston Children's Hospital

Autism Program

The DMC provides a broad array of diagnostic, treatment, consultation and advocacy services for children and their families. Services are available for children from infancy through 13 years old who have a known or suspected diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Patients in these clinics are typically diagnosed as having Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), Asperger's Disorder, and Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities.

Program is for children already followed in the Developmental Medicine Center and will need an initial visit prior to an autism visit. Call the DMC Triage Coordinator for questions and intake information at 617-355-7025.

Read about Boston Children's Hospital's genetic study of autism.

Down Syndrome Program

Please visit the Down Syndrome Program's new website for more information about our programs for children 0 - 18 years old and their families! Call the Triage Coordinator with referral questions at 857-218-4329.

Read our article on Down syndrome

School Age Program

Children aged 7 through 10 years old with learning disabilities, attentional and/or behavioral concerns are evaluated by a multidisciplinary team consisting of a developmental pediatrician, a pediatric psychologist and an educational specialist.

Call the DMC Program Coordinator with referral or intake questions at 617-355-7025.

Pains and Incontinence Program

Children aged 4 to 16 years with bed-wetting, encopresis, enuresis and toilet training problems are seen for evaluation and treatment by developmental behavioral pediatric specialists.

Call the DMC Intake Coordinator for questions and intake information at 617-355-7025.

Child Parent Program

The Child Parent Program provides behavior consultation to families of infants and preschoolers with feeding problems who do not have complex medical problems. Children under 2 years old are evaluated and treated for a wide range of complex neurodevelopmental, behavioral, parent-child interactions and regulatory (sleeping and feeding) problems.

Call the DMC Psychology Assistant with questions and intake information at 617-355-7025.

Preschool Age Program

Children aged 3 through 6 years are evaluated by a multidisciplinary neurodevelopment team. Typical referrals to the DMC preschool program include children with mild to severe learning and developmental issues. The preschool teams specialize in working with children with learning disabilities, attentional concerns, global developmental delays, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, and/or questions of PDD/Autism.

Call the DMC Triage Coordinator with intake and referral questions at 617-355-7025.

Williams Syndrome Program

Individuals from birth to adult with Williams Syndrome are provided with multidisciplinary evaluation and consultation services.

Call the Program Coordinator with eligibility and intake questions at 617-355-5429.

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