Learning disorders are conditions that affect the way a child processes information. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Child development is a series of skills and stages that occur in a child between birth and adulthood.
Developmental delay occurs when a child’s progression through predictable developmental phases slows, stops, or reverses. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Autism is a developmental disorder that impairs interaction and communication. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
ADHD is a condition marked by problems with attention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A psychological assessment of a child involves a series of interviews and tests to evaluate a child's strengths and weaknesses across many areas.
Conduct disorder is a mental health condition in children in adolescents marked by serious aggressive and antisocial behaviors.
Children may benefit from mental health medications, which may be helpful in treating autism, obsessive compulsive disorder or depression. Learn more about these treatments.
Oppositional defiance disorder is a disorder marked by frequent angry outbursts and aggressive behaviors that interfere with life. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Angry feelings often bubble into outbursts for children and teens. Parents may wonder whether their child's behavior is normal; Yale Medicine can help.