Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Clinics :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Clinical Programs

We provide high quality, accessible care for children with emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders. We collaborate with families, schools, community organizations and other healthcare providers to provide individualized care for each child.

Our Clinics

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic—Livingston Ambulatory Center (LAC)

The Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic at LAC provides assessment and treatment services for children with emotional, behavioral, and developmental concerns.  Services are provided by board certified Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, and Pediatric Psychologists. 

Child Development Center—North

Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians and Nurse Practitioners participate with Pediatric Psychology, outpatient therapy, and Speech and Language Pathologists in a team-based model to provide evaluation services for children with concerns related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  Medication management services for children with ASD and other developmental disabilities are also available.

Specialty Programs 

Down Syndrome

The Down Syndrome Clinic provides consultative and ongoing care to children with Down Syndrome.  Services are provided by Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, and Pediatric Psychologists. 

Learn more about the Down Syndrome Clinic. 

NICU Follow-Up Program

The NICU Follow Up program provides evaluations for the early identification and management of developmental concerns in children born premature and with complex medical issues. Services are provided by Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians, Pediatric Psychologists and therapists.

Learn more about the NICU Follow-Up Program.

Williams Syndrome           

The Williams Syndrome Clinic is a family-centered, interdisciplinary team providing diagnostic, treatment and support services to children and adolescents with Williams Syndrome and their families. 

Learn more about the Williams Syndrome Clinic.

Myelomeningocele/Spina Bifida

The Myelomeningocele Program provides care to children and young adults with myelomeningocele and other related conditions including sacral agenesis, caudal regression syndrome, and VATER syndrome.  We provide a multi-disciplinary approach to care with specialists from Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Urology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nursing,  Social Work, Allied Health,  Neuropsychology and Genetics. 

Learn more about the Myelomeningocele Program.

Additional Services

Our team collaborates with several other services to provide comprehensive care for patients with complex health care needs.  These include:

  • 22q Center
  • Comprehensive Cerebral Palsy Program
  • Complex Care
  • The Nisonger Center at the Ohio State University

contact info

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 722-4050

Request an Appointment by Phone:
Families and physicians: Please call (614) 355-8080 to request an appointment.

Request an Appointment Online:
Request an appointment using the link below. Choose the "Behavioral Health Services" specialty in the drop-down menu. 


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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000