• Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

    Growing up is one of the hardest jobs we will ever have. And it's even harder if your brain isn't developing at the same speed as your friends and classmates, or if your brain just works a little differently.

    If you or your doctor suspects your child has a behavioral or developmental problem, our team of child psychiatrists, psychologists and nurse practitioners is brought in to diagnose and treat the problem with state-of-the-art techniques and testing. 

  • Developmental Disabilities Clinic 

    Some of the behavioral and psychological problems we treat are:

    • Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    • Autistic spectrum disorders
    • Behavioral and school difficulties
    • Emotional problems related to medical conditions
    • Enuresis and encorpresis
    • Feeding disorders
    • Learning disabilities
    • Neurodevelopmental disorders
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • Tourette's syndrome

    Every child is thoroughly evaluated before a comprehensive treatment plan is developed. Treatment can involve medication, psychotherapy, family therapy and/or direction for educational treatments within the child's school.

    Weekly Assessment Clinic

    Our team conducts a weekly clinic to assess children with delays in cognitive, motor and language development.

    Behavioral Clinic

    Our team conducts a weekly clinic to assess children referred by Fayette County Schools for attention deficit disorders.

  • Patient appointments



    Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday,
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Clinic location

    Kentucky Clinic | Directions »
    Second floor, Wing D
    740 S. Limestone
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington KY 40536

  • Find Information and Support


    CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
    Provides education advocacy and support for children and adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD).

    One ADD Place
    Resources available for parents and professionals.

    ADDitude: The Happy Healthy Lifestyle Magazine for People with ADD  


    National Anxiety Foundation
    3135 Custer Dr.
    Lexington KY 40517-4001

    National Institute of Mental Health

    Self-help site for persons suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, phobias obsessive-compulsive disorder, fear of flying and post traumatic stress disorder.

    Anxiety-Panic Resource Center
    Medical news, disorder information, and message boards. You can search by diagnosis/disorder.

    Anxiety Disorders Association of America

    Asperger's syndrome

    Asperger's Disorder Homepage
    Good source of various information on Asperger's Syndrome.

    OASIS - Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support
    Their Web site offers information on all aspects of Asperger's Syndrome.

    Attachment disorder

    Attachment Disorder Support Group
    Site offers information on support resources, links, and more.


    Autism Society of the Bluegrass
    ASBG meets monthly at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Lexington. Call, email, or visit our website for date and topic of our next meeting. All are welcome!

    Autism Society of America

    Center for Study of Autism
    The center provides information about autism to parents and professionals.

    Autism Resources

    Bipolar disorder

    The Balanced Mind Foundation
    Web site developed to educate and support parents, guardians, doctors, teachers and those who live with bipolar children. Offers a list of organizations, books and articles, bipolar perspective and school issues.

    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Support Group Locations

    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Louisville KY


    Dyslexia Research Institute
    Since 1975 the goal of the Dyslexia Research Institute Inc. has been to change the perception of learning differences, specifically in the area of dyslexia and attention deficit disorders (ADD).

    Learning disabilities

    Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc.

    National Center for Learning Disabilities
    The mission of the National Center is to increase public awareness and understanding of learning disabilities, to increase opportunities for all and provide national leadership in shaping public policy.

    LD Online
    Web site offers a complete guide to answer all of your learning disability questions.

    Mental health

    Mental Health and Mental Retardation - KY

    Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

    Oppositional defiant disorder

    A Place for Us...Oppositional Defiant Support Group
    Web site offers information on ADD, ADHD, ODD, depression, bi-polar, oppositional defiance disorder, Wellbutrin, Paxil, Zoloft and conduct disorder. The site also contains links treatment/referral programs, articles, support forums, recommended books and family profiles.