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Developmental-behavioral care in Indianapolis

Developmental-behavioral pediatricians at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital care for children with learning and behavioral disorders.

Peyton Manning Children's Hospital Ascension St. VincentDevelopmental-behavioral pediatricians focus on your child’s physical, mental and emotional changes from birth into adulthood. As a child grows, their speech, intelligence and motor skills progress over time. Some children may experience developmental delays caused by a learning difficulty, attention disorder or a congenital condition. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent specialize in the early diagnosis and treatment of pediatric developmental disorders. Your child’s first appointment starts with a conversation between you, your child and your child’s doctor. Tell us your concerns and ask us your questions – big and small. We start with a diagnosis and work with you to create a care plan that’s right for your child and family.

Developmental-behavioral disorders in children and teens

If you or your child’s doctor notices your child isn’t learning or behaving the way other children their age do, talk to a Developmental-Behavioral pediatrician at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. You’ll find specialists experienced in diagnosing and treating developmental and behavioral disorders related to developmental delays, including:

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Speech or language delay
  • Intellectual disability
  • Developmental delay
  • Behavioral concerns

If your child needs more care, your family is connected to specialty care at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. We help connect your family with other specialists who are right for your child and family.

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Refer a patient to a pediatric specialist

Your patients and their families can expect compassionate, personalized care from the moment our specialists connect with them. Our pediatric specialists start by listening to fully understand their needs and to develop an individualized care plan. To make a doctor referral, please call 317-582-8290.