The VCU Child Development Clinic is committed to providing comprehensive developmental assessments for children and youths who are suspected of having developmental delays and/or disabilities. Our staff offers medical, psychological, social work and educational testing to assist in making a diagnosis. Recommendations are generated from the evaluations for parents and other professionals to assist with care planning, referrals, follow-up care coordination and intervention services.
The CDC provides multidisciplinary services for children and youths with:
- Developmental delays
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Intellectual deficiency
- Behavioral/emotional disorders
- Specific learning disabilities
- Communication disorders
- Other disorders or disabilities
Referrals can be made by families, schools, physicians, social services and other community or professional agencies. Children served in the Child Development Clinic must be residents of Virginia and under 21 years of age. Families of all income levels are eligible and welcome for services.