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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
Whatever nervous system condition or disorder your child may have, we have a neurologist who can help. Click the links below for more information on our specialty clinics and programs or to schedule an appointment. At bottom are general programs serving children across a variety of conditions.
What if I don’t see my child’s condition listed?
First try typing it into the search box at the top of this page. We treat many rare conditions too numerous to list here. If that doesn’t work, please call us at 617-355-6388 and our staff can advise you.
What if I don’t know what my child has?
If you don’t yet know the cause of your child’s symptoms, please call us at 617-355-6388. Our staff can point you to a specific program or arrange for your child to see one of our general neurologists.
What if my child has more than one condition?
If you’re not sure which program to contact, call us at 617-355-6388 and we’ll help you figure out the best place to start. Some of our services cut across multiple conditions.
What if I’ve been referred here for a diagnostic test?
Contact us and we can take care of scheduling the test. You may also want to visit our Resources page for information about these tests.
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These programs serve children with a variety of neurologic conditions and their families. You can contact them directly or ask your neurologist to refer you.
Bullying & Cyberbullying Prevention & Advocacy Collaborative (BACPAC): Children with neurologic conditions are at especially high risk for peer victimization. In BACPAC, children can get support and a variety of tools to protect themselves from bullying.
Preterm and newborn care: The Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program cares for young infants with a brain injury or congenital neurological condition. We also consult with families in Boston Children’s Advanced Fetal Care Center.
Neurogenetics: The Neurogenetics Program provides state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and specialized care for a variety of genetic conditions of the nervous system.
The Brain Development and Genetics (BrDG) Clinic offers evaluations and genetic diagnostic services for children with brain malformations, microcephaly and other disorders of brain development. The clinic also conducts research to discover the genetic causes of these disorders.
Neuromotor therapy: The Neuromotor Therapy Program develops strategies to enhance the motor function of children with conditions such as cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.
Neurocritical care: The Neurocritical Care Program, the first of its kind at any U.S. children’s hospital, is embedded within Boston Children's Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit (MSICU). Its team evaluates and monitors critically ill and injured children and develops interventions to protect their brain function.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”