The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital developmental and behavioral physicians are highly skilled subspecialists with fellowship training in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and pediatric advocacy. They have been honored with numerous awards for advancing holistic approaches to the management of developmental and behavioral disorders of infancy and childhood. Their goal is to ensure that children with complex challenges are identified as early as possible. Our experts want to make sure children receive the best interventions and family support to optimize their development, behavior, learning, and socialization.
Our doctors are also actively engaged in teaching and research so that families will benefit from the best clinical and scientific advances with the highest standards of ethics, professionalism, and advocacy. Our community partners include:
- Ounce of Prevention
- Easter Seals
- Pathways Awareness Foundation
- Local chapters of Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity (CHADD)
- Local chapter of Down Syndrome Congress
- Local chapter of Family Voices