Developmental Pediatrics

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There’s a wide range of what’s considered typical when it comes to child development. But if there’s something about your child’s physical, emotional, behavioral, or social development that has you concerned, consider a referral to Nemours Developmental Pediatrics.

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Developmental pediatricians have completed a fellowship in either neurodevelopmental disabilities or developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Their combined expertise covers a range of child development concerns, including:

  • suspected or known delays in motor, language, or social skills
  • autistic spectrum disorders
  • learning disabilities
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • developmental concerns associated with known congenital or genetic conditions, such as cerebral palsy or Down syndrome
  • pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders