Child Development Center

The Child Development Center is dedicated to the care of children with developmental disabilities from infancy through adolescence. Services are provided directly or in collaboration with other pediatric specialists to provide high-quality, family-centered patient care, education, prevention, research and advocacy.

We diagnose and treat the following:

  • Developmental delays
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Language and communication disorders
  • Learning disabilities and dyslexia
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Psychological impact of chronic illness
Outpatient services include:
The Child Development Center is located at Lilly Centre, 13800 W. North Ave., Suite 120, Brookfield. Free parking is available.

School Performance Program

The School Performance Program is a multidisciplinary clinic housed within the Child Development Center. The clinic is designed to meet the diagnostic and treatment needs of children with a variety of conditions that affect interpersonal, academic, social, emotional, behavioral and family well-being.

We diagnose and treat:

  • Learning disabilities and related academic and psychosocial difficulties
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Children with medical and genetic disorders affecting school performance
Services include:
  • Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and treatment recommendations
  • Developmental, behavioral and related medical and psychiatric needs assessments
  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Medication management
Treatment options include:

Treatment components are multifaceted and designed to meet the needs of each child and family. Parent training and education is offered for families of children with ADHD and/or ODD.

Contact with school personnel, as needed, is available. Where appropriate, medication management of developmental and psychiatric conditions is available.

Our staff

Katherine R Burrows

Katherine R Burrows PhD

Child Development, Psychology
Sarah E Dier

Sarah E Dier PsyD

Child Development, Psychology
Suzie J Franklin

Suzie J Franklin PhD

Child Development, Psychology
Kenneth L Grizzle

Kenneth L Grizzle PhD

Child Development, Psychology
Robert L Schum

Robert L Schum PhD

Child Development, Psychology
Mark D Simms

Mark D Simms MD,MPH

Pediatrics, Child Development, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Samantha L Wilson

Samantha L Wilson PhD

Child Development, Psychology
Dawn M Zahrt

Dawn M Zahrt PhD

Child Development, Psychology