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autism diagnostic center

If you think your child may have autism, you want answers as soon as possible.The Dayton Children’s Autism Diagnostic Center provides screening tests for children up until their 4th birthday to determine whether behaviors are consistent with autism or another developmental or learning disorder.

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developmental pediatrics

Dayton Children’s provides extensive services and support for children with conditions that affect their development. Our developmental pediatrics team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, a social worker and other providers who specialize in diagnosing, treating and providing long-term care for these children.

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The department of psychology at Dayton Children's offers a wide range of services to address the behavioral and psychological needs of children, adolescents and their families. Specialized assessments, testing and counseling are offered. Staff members serve on many care teams throughout the hospital.

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Dayton Children’s offers comprehensive outpatient care for children and teens with complex mental health conditions. Our experienced pediatric psychiatrists provide thorough assessments, treatment recommendations and medication management.

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Are you looking for a mental health resource in your community? Please use our online directory to search for providers near you.

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A physician referral is necessary prior to the child’s first outpatient visit. All follow up appointments will be made during your clinic visit.