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Center for Children with Special Needs

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An infant who is hard to hold.  A toddler who doesn’t wave “bye bye” or bring toys to show her parents or whose speech is delayed.  A child whose disruptive behavior causes problems in the home and at school.  A child who is just “different” from other children, has a hard time making friends and feels left out as a result.

The world can be a frightening and frustrating place for a child with development issues.  Whether you are the parent, teacher, therapist or health care provider of such a child, the Center for Children with Special Needs (CCSN) at Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center offers you an excellent resource for evaluation, diagnosis, advocacy and support as well as an entry point to a wide range of treatment options.

The CCSN is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary center that works with infants, children and adolescents who have developmental, behavioral and emotional issues that interfere with their growth, learning and family or social functioning.  With a 15 member team of specialists, ours is one of the largest programs of its kind in the region.

Contact us today for a consultation at (617) 636-7242

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