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Child Behavior Disorders

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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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Doctors + Care Team

Christina Sakai, MD

Christina Sakai, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Hospitalist; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician
Department(s): Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Pediatric Inpatient Specialists
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Developmental behavioral pediatrics, pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric inpatient care

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Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Title(s): Director of Research, Center for Children with Special Needs; 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, MDCM

Erik von Hahn, MDCM

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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Karen C. Bresnahan, MD

Karen C. Bresnahan, MD

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 disorers, autism, ADHD

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Karen J. Miller, MD

Karen J. Miller, MD

Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; 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

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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Monica Ultmann, MD

Monica Ultmann, MD

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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Sheryl Levy, MD

Sheryl Levy, MD

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

Developmental and behavioral pediatrics

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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