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Child Development Center
The Child Development Center at Children's Wisconsin is dedicated to the care of children, from infancy through adolescence, with developmental challenges. The Child Development Center is located at
The Lilly Centre
13800 W North Ave, Suite 120
Convenient, free surface parking is available.
We provide services directly or in collaboration with other pediatric specialists to provide high-quality, family-centered care, education, prevention, research, and advocacy.
Conditions we address
We are primarily an evaluation center, performing limited therapy services. We diagnose and provide treatment recommendations for the following conditions:
- Developmental delays including delayed development in speech, language, motor skills, and thinking ability
- Cognitive delays
- Learning disorders including dyslexia, writing difficulties, math disorders, and other school-related learning problems
- Attention and behavioral disorders including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and associated conditions including oppositional-defiant behavior, conduct problems, and adjustment and anxiety disorders
- Language and communication disorders
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
Services we offer
Our team of developmental pediatricians and other medical professionals, psychologists, and speech/language pathologists provide the following outpatient services:
- Infant and toddler developmental assessment
- Multidisciplinary evaluation team program
- School performance program
- International adoption clinic
- Medication consultation
- Referrals to other specialists as needed
Our team works closely with parents, families, and schools to better understand the impact of children's developmental and behavioral challenges on the family and daily life. We work with families to advocate for their children by partnering with schools and other therapy providers involved in the child's care. To better provide coordinated care, our clinic has an intake process.
Our intake process
The Child Development Center uses an intake process to find out about your child and the concerns you would like to address. The intake process involves calling the Mental & Behavioral Health intake line at 414-266-3339 or completing a two-page form that will be mailed to you (upon your physician’s referral to the CDC). All parents are mailed a consent for release of information. The consent for release of information allows Child Development to get copies of IEPs from your child’s school and other relevant evaluations, such as outside neuropsychological or speech evaluations. This information helps us to best meet the needs of your child and family.