Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
The Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development's care team is comprised of experts brought in from all around the country that 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.
For 80 years, we have offered a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana and more advanced capabilities than any other children’s hospital in New Orleans.
Behavioral Psychology Services
Speech and Language Services
Outpatient Feeding Therapy
ABA-based Parent Coaching Sessions
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Evaluation of School-Related Problems
Autism Assessment Clinic
NICU and High Risk Pediatric Development Clinic
Neuromotor Spasticity Clinic
Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders Clinic
Down Syndrome Clinic
The Michael R Boh Center for Child Development is pleased to announce our new family-centered, multi-disciplinary Autism Assessment Clinic. This clinic is designed to assess children ages 2 – 4 years of age for suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder using evidence-based assessment tools from multiple disciplines of child development. The child will be seen by a team of specialists on the day of their visit. The multi-disciplinary team will consist of a medical developmental specialist, a psychologist, a speech pathologist, and a social worker, allowing for a comprehensive evaluation. Guardians are important member of team providing essential information to the physicians and participating in the assessment The team will review developmental and family history prior to the visit, and then interview guardians about their child’s development, language skills, play skills, social skills, and behaviors while also directly interacting with the child. After the evaluation is complete, the results will be shared with the family along with tailored recommendations to support the child’s development. In addition to the tailored treatment recommendations, our social worker will assist families in connecting with resources to follow through on the recommendations.
Ochsner did more than build a state-of-the-art space – we built a team of experts, all leaders in their fields, passionate about being part of world-class facility that’s truly making a difference.
Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Division of Child Psychology
Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation