Center for Human Development and Behavioral Pediatrics

The Center for Human Development (CHD) at Beaumont Children's Hospital is committed to using a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to diagnose and treat children and young adults who experience developmental, behavioral, and learning challenges. The broader mission of CHD encompasses community outreach, research, and professional training.

With locations in Southfield, Mich. and Grosse Pointe, Mich., the Center for Human Development evaluates and treats children who are showing evidence of, or who are at risk for:

  • autism
  • attention deficit disorders
  • developmental delays
  • dyslexia
  • emotional impairment
  • other learning disabilities
  • social dysfunction

Not all services are available at both locations. Call for details.

Who Should Attend

  • mothers
  • fathers
  • grandparents
  • nannies
  • babysitters
  • teachers
  • tutors
  • physicians
  • psychologists
  • therapists
  • day care personnel


Behavior Problems

  • homework battles
  • back-talk
  • distractibility
  • impulsivity
  • meltdowns
  • whining
  • bedtime struggles
  • morning struggles
  • sibling rivalry


Workshop Topics

  • the challenging child
  • parenting the child with ADHD
  • teaching your child to listen
  • motivation
  • responsibility
  • self-esteem
  • self-confidence
  • discipline that really works