Division Highlights - Neurodevelopmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

The Division of Neurodevelopmental-Behavioral Pediatrics diagnoses and cares for infants and children who have, or are at risk for, neurodevelopmental or behavioral problems.

Our clinics, which are based at the Waisman Center, include: newborn follow-up, developmental genetics, feeding team, neuromotor, developmental disabilities, and autism diagnosis. 

Our faculty also provide education on neurodevelopmental disabilities through invited presentations, postgraduate programs at UW-Madison, and rotations for second-year pediatric residents.

2010 Highlights

  • The division has begun to offer diagnostic evaluations for autism. These multidisciplinary evaluations involve a developmental pediatrician, a psychologist and a speech-language pathologist.
  • The division continued its program of training community pediatricians to care for children with autism.


Lawrence C. Kaplan, MD, ScM

Professor and Division Chief

Wendy S. Coleman, MD

Clinical Professor

Christina M. Iyama-Kurtycz, MD

Associate Professor


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