Pediatric Developmental Medicine

Expertise and compassion for children with developmental or behavioral needs

Your child deserves expert care from specialists who are as committed to meeting their needs as you are. That’s exactly the kind of care you can expect from Pediatrix. We evaluate a child’s gross motor, fine motor, language and social/emotional development, performing various diagnostic tests to determine the underlying cause. Our pediatric developmental-behavioral specialists are sensitive to the concerns and questions of parents regarding their child’s development, working closely with all parties to help ensure each child receives precise treatment to help reach their maximum potential. 

Developmental-Behavioral Conditions and Services

Our dedicated pediatric developmental-behavioral specialists bring expertise and compassion to their management of the complex needs of children facing various developmental and/or behavioral issues.

Developmental Conditions We Treat Include:

  • Delayed development — Speech, language, motor skills
  • Prematurity-related challenges — Cerebral palsy, visual/hearing impairments, altered or compromised health/growth
  • Attention disorders — Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional-defiant behavior, conduct problems
  • Mental health — Depression, anxiety
  • Regular behaviors — Feeding, sleeping, toilet-training
  • Autism spectrum disorder — Social interaction, speech and non-verbal communication, restricted/repetitive behaviors
  • Learning — Dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia

Developmental-Behavioral Program Benefits

For more than 20 years, our compassionate, dedicated, and knowledgeable specialists have provided early detection, diagnoses and treatment plans to children with developmental and/or behavioral conditions. 

Following are some of the many benefits of care from Pediatrix:

Collaboration Among Care Providers

Our specialists will partner with you and your child’s other providers to ensure your child receives coordinated, personalized care. 

High-Quality Care

Your child's diagnosis and treatment will be based on the best available research and latest advancements, leading to positive outcomes.


Our highly qualified providers are specially focused on the care of children and continuously seek improvements in their field.

A Strong Referral Network

Our national network enables your child to receive care close to home and gives you access to guidance when needed.

Dedicated Clinicians

With Pediatrix, your provider enjoys a supportive, innovation-minded culture and opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

An Employer of Choice

We attract and retain the most sought-after providers, which means consistent, quality care and service for your child.

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