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Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic


The Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic builds on decades of experience in research and clinical services for autistic and other neurodiverse individuals. Founded by Dr. Fred Volkmar and directed by Dr. James McPartland, the clinic is recognized worldwide for its expertise in supporting individuals with developmental conditions and their families. The clinic provides comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluations and social skills groups.

Developmental Disabilities - Yale Medicine Explains

Experts from the Yale Medicine Child Study Center's Developmental Disabilities Program can help children with all kinds of developmental delays. This can include autism, Down syndrome and other forms of delay. As James McPartland, PhD, explains, our goal is to steer a child's development to where it is most helpful for the child and for their families.

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