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Kids with learning, behavioral or developmental challenges need specialized care to be physically, cognitively, academically, socially and emotionally healthy. At the Child Development and Autism Center, we can help your child reach his or her maximum potential in all of these areas.

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As part of Atlantic Health System Children’s Health, we have medical specialists here who provide superior pediatric care that is specific to your child’s needs, while also respectful of every family’s values.

Some of the behavioral and developmental conditions evaluated and treated at the Child Development and Autism Center are:

Our team of health care professionals includes neurodevelopmental pediatricians, a nurse practitioner, social workers, learning consultants, a speech-language therapist and a psychologist. They are trained in treating developmental delays, autistic spectrum disordersattention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other related conditions.

Children with neurological disorders, such as epilepsy or neuromuscular disease, are treated at our Division of Child Neurology and Developmental Medicine. As part of Atlantic Health System Children’s Health, physician services are provided through Atlantic Medical Group and are on staff at Goryeb Children’s Hospital.  

Laboratory Services

We also know that many patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder feel anxious about having blood drawn. That’s why we designed a sensory room at the Atlantic Health Children’s Specialty Center at Morristown. Learn more about this calming space and our specially trained team >

If you are concerned about your child showing signs of intentionally harming themselves or having suicidal thoughts, please seek immediate care and call Crisis Intervention at Morristown Medical Center at 973-540-0100.

If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911. 

Request More Information

At Atlantic Health System, we continue to treat as many children as possible. To help manage the incredibly high demand for developmental services across our region, we ask parents to complete this form. While we cannot commit to a specific timeline, we will contact you as soon as we have the availability to schedule your child for a visit.

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Please note that this form is for North American residents only.