What is a Developmental Behavioral Disorder?
Does your child struggle to read and comprehend schoolwork? Are they having trouble focusing in classes? Is your child struggling to sleep at night? Many children struggle with developmental disorders that can disrupt their social lives and impede their development. Living with a developmental disorder can be discouraging, and children can often feel disconnected from their peers. However, you are not alone. Developmental issues are not uncommon, and there are many ways of treating these types of disorders. Developmental Pediatricians are here to help you navigate these issues.
Our Developmental Pediatrics team is here for you
Crossroads Counseling desires to partner with you to help your family through these difficulties. Our Developmental Pediatrics program is one of the few in the Tulsa area. Our licensed professionals are caring and genuine, and want to foster a healthy space for your child to grow and develop. Contact us to learn more about our Developmental Pediatrics program or to set up an appointment to meet with one of our providers.
How Does Developmental Pediatrics Help?
Developmental Pediatrics is the treatment of developmental, learning, or behavioral problems. Developmental Pediatricians are trained to notice signs of developmental disorders at their early stages in order to monitor these issues and learn how to best treat them. Developmental disorders include learning disorders, behavioral disorders, regulatory disorders, developmental disabilities, and delayed development. Common developmental disorders include:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Spina Bifida
- Intellectual Disability
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Visual and Hearing Impairments
- Writing difficulties
- Math disorders
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Oppositional-Defiant Behavior
- Conduct problems
- Anxiety Disorder
- Depression Disorder
- Tourettes Syndrome
- Sleep disorders
- Feeding disorders
- Discipline difficulties
- Speech Development
- Motor Skill Development
- Thinking Development