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Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics provides clinical services in the Child Development Unit (CDU) at Children's Colorado Hospital, in Aurora, Colorado.

Please explore our Web site for more information, and contact us if you have any questions.

We provide single-specialty evaluations as well as interdisciplinary team evaluations for children from birth through adolescence.  MORE »

We offer a variety of educational programs including an ACGME-accredited Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship. MORE »

We are one of fifteen member sites of the Autism Treatment Network - a multisite network dedicated to improving medical care for children with ASD.  MORE »


  • Dr. Nicole Tartaglia has won (for the 2nd time) the PRC National Excellence in Health Care 5-Star Excellence Award from the Children's Hospital Colorado.
  • Dr. William Campbell became Medical Director of the Child Development Unit.
  • Dr. Sandra Friedman has been appointed to the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council by Governor John Hickenlooper. She also became Director of JFK Partners.

Key features of the Child Development Unit include:

  • state-of-the-art interdisciplinary evaluations for children experiencing developmental and neurodevelopmental differences
  • innovative research in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sex Chromosome Aneuploidy, and Fragile X syndrome
  • training of health care professionals to diagnose and manage children with developmental and behavioral differences
  • compassionate, integrated care for our patients and their families to promote development and ensure that our patients reach their maximum potential