Developmental disorders describe mental health issues that make it difficult for a child to achieve early developmental milestones, such as walking, talking, and developing social skills.
Some of the most common developmental disorders that affect children include:
There are a variety of resources available at Pediatric Care of Four Corners to support your child’s health growth and development.
For conditions like autism, ADHD, and other behavioral disorders, your child may benefit from behavior therapy where they can learn techniques to improve certain skills and manage their behaviors. As a parent, therapy is also available to help you cope with your child’s condition and learn how to support them fully.
In addition to therapy, some children may need medications to support their brain activity and help them overcome certain learning or behavioral difficulties.