The Child Study Center (CSC) provides individual and interdisciplinary assessment and treatment programs for children with developmental disabilities, social and behavioral challenges, and emotional disorders, and faculty provide instruction to pediatric trainees, including fellows and residents, conduct current research projects, including projects on fetal drug and alcohol exposure, emotional trauma, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders.
Clinicians at Child Study Center provide services to children and adolescents and their caregiver in assessment, diagnosis and treatment in areas of AD/HD, children who have been exposed to drugs and/or alcohol before birth, behavior management for young children experiencing behavioral and/or emotional difficulties, children who have been exposed to trauma and Autism diagnosis and treatment.
In conjunction with serving the special needs of children and their families, the Child Study Center provides unique training opportunities for future health care providers in our state. Pediatric residents, psychologists, and students from several other disciplines participate with the CSC professional staff in evaluation and treatment programs. CSC is in partnership with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities program (LEND) to provide family centered, culturally sensitive, interdisciplinary care.
For applicants interested in the Developmental and Behavioral Fellowship at the OU College of Medicine, please visit the Fellowship page.
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics experts at the Child Study Center help childrens with developmental, educational, behavioral or medical needs. A highly skilled team of pediatric specialists offer evaluations, consultations and treatment. Experts includeL
- Developmental & behavioral pediatricians
- Speech pathologists
- Clinical social workers
- Professional counselors
- Occupational therapists
- Nurse practitioners
- Child development specialists
In addition, staff provide services in the neonate, developmental delay, and meningomyelocele clinics at Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health and are available for consultation for inpatients.