What conditions do developmental-behavioral pediatricians treat?

Parent Question
Feb. 3, 2022Updated Mar. 17, 2022

A developmental pediatrician can diagnose and treat a wide array of developmental and behavioral conditions, including:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • ADHD
  • Regulatory disorders like sleep disorders, feeding problems, and toilet training
  • Delayed development in speech, language, motor skills, and cognitive functioning
  • Learning disorders
  • Tics and Tourette syndrome
  • Down syndrome, Turner syndrome, and other genetic conditions that affect child development
  • Behavioral disorders such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)

For more about this topic, see our article Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians 101.

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