Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development
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The Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with developmental disorders through comprehensive interdisciplinary team evaluations, integrated treatment protocols, high quality evidence-based patient care, direction of special education services, and professional education and research.

When your child’s circumstances propel you into the world of sub-specialties, it can be overwhelming. The decisions parents face can be life-changing ones. Our team is here to lend expert, compassionate support, supply answers, and come up with a plan for progress in order to give each child the best opportunity to grow and develop.

With the now open Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development, parents and their families in the Gulf South are able to find the multidisciplinary care, specialty services and the resources they need under one roof. You’ve found a professional team as dedicated and relentless as you are in helping your child.

The Boh Center at Ochsner offers both a medical and a psychological approach. You’ll go home with a plan for follow up and the knowledge that you’ve done everything you could possibly do to give your child the best care available.

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The Boh Center is located at: 1319 Jefferson Hwy., New Orleans, LA 7012

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Helping Children Be Their Best Selves

The Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development is here to help children overcome challenges, develop their unique talents and reach their full potential. For some children, realizing their potential might mean a little extra help in the classroom or special tools to support communication with the world around them. For others, intensive therapies to overcome the effects of complex neuromuscular conditions make all the difference. No matter what the ability or challenge, children and families need reliable, compassionate, coordinated, and comprehensive care in partnership with a team they trust.

The Boh Center offers personalized, family-centered patient care in one location. A care team comprised of experts from many disciplines brought in from all around the country works together to provide a comprehensive, collaborative approach to care. We evaluate, diagnose and create individualized treatment plans for children with neuro-muscular or physical disabilities as well as neuro-cognitive, behavioral and communication related conditions.

The Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development will offer personalized, family-centered patient care in one location. A care team comprised of experts brought in from all around the country will work together to evaluate, diagnose and create individualized treatment plans for children with neuro-muscular or physical disabilities as well as neuro-cognitive, behavioral and communication related conditions.

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The Boh Center makes it easy for you to see more than one our team members on the same day. One of our specialized care coordinators will take your child’s history and help you set up your child’s evaluation. To get started, call 504-842-3900.


Conditions We Treat

We treat a variety of development and behavioral disorders, including:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Cerebral Palsy
Cranio-facial Abnormalities, including Cleft Lip and Palate
Developmental Delays
Feeding Disorders
High-risk Neonates and Children with Congenital Heart Conditions
Intellectual Disabilities
Muscular Dystrophy
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Spina Bifida
Genetic Disorders
School Related Problem

Services We Offer

Behavioral Psychology Services
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech and Language Services
Outpatient Feeding Therapy
ABA-based Parent Coaching Sessions
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Evaluation of School-Related Problems
Genetics
Neurology
Psychiatry
Speech & Language Therapy

Specialty Clinics We Offer

Developmental Assessment Clinic
NICU and High Risk Pediatric Development Clinic
Fragile X Clinic
Cerebral Palsy Clinic
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Device (AAC) Evaluation Clinic
Wheelchair/Equipment Evaluation Clinic
Spina Bifida Clinic
Craniofacial/Cleft Palate Clinic
Down Syndrome Clinic
Feeding Consultation Clinic