Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

This disorder, common in children, can cause symptoms such as hyperactivity, inattention and impulsive behavior. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can cause problems at home, school or work or in social situations.

Programs + Services


Center for Children with Special Needs

The Center for Children with Special Needs works with infants, children and adolescents who have developmental, behavioral and emotional issues that interfere with their growth, learning and family or social functioning.
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College Learning Disorders/ADHD Clinic

Our College Learning Disorders/ADHD Clinic at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment recommendations for children and adults with ADHD and learning disabilities.
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Clinical Neuropsychology Program

The Clinical Neuropsychology Program evaluates brain function and behavior in children, adolescents and adults.
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Doctors + Care Team

Monica H. Ultmann, MD

Monica H. Ultmann, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental disabilities, autism, literacy

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Christina Sakai, MD

Christina Sakai, MD

Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
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Developmental behavioral pediatrics

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Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Title(s): Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, family functioning, chronic health problems, children in non-traditional families

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Erik von Hahn, MD

Erik von Hahn, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Working collaboratively with schools, the interface between the health care system and the educational system

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Hope E. Schreiber, PsyD, ABPP/CN

Hope E. Schreiber, PsyD, ABPP/CN

Title(s): Neuropsychologist/Psychologist; Director, Neuropsychology Program; Director, College Learning Disorders/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Program; Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5774
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Neurodevelopmental disorders in children, adolescents and adults including autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD, LD and genetic disorders, neuropsychological consequences of medical and metabolic disorders, transplant patients, dementias and other neurodegenerative disorders, sports-related head injury, infectious disease (HIV, Lyme, etc.), psychiatric disorders and complex differential diagnosis

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Judith E. Robinson, MD

Judith E. Robinson, MD

Title(s): Medical Director, College Learning and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Program; Attending Psychiatrist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8762
Fax #: 617-636-4852

ADD, ADHD, adolescent psychiatry, women’s issues, mood disorders, individual psychotherapy and psychopharmacology

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Karen C. Bresnahan, MD

Karen C. Bresnahan, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental and behavioral pediatrics, psychiatric disorders in children, learning disabilities, attention disorders, autism, ADHD

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Karen J. Miller, MD

Karen J. Miller, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; Director of Training; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities

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Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH

Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health, Tufts University School of Medicine; Director, Learning, Education, and Attention in Pediatrics (LEAP) Clinic; Director, Program on Innovations in Pediatric Policy & Practice, ICRHPS; Director, Aligning Researchers and Communities for Health, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Department(s): Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, The Center for Health Solutions, Program on Innovations in Pediatric Policy & Practice
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Identification and treatment of pediatric mental health and developmental disorders

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