Child Development & Behavior

Being a kid isn't always easy. Childhood is filled with unique challenges, and kids react to them differently. We know that sometimes kids and parents need extra support to navigate the tough times — that's why we're here to help.

If your child struggles with cognitive, developmental, emotional or behavioral issues, you're not alone. Our Banner Children's specialists bring expertise and compassion to children, teens and families who need it most.

Do You Treat My Child's Condition?

Development and behavior problems can make it harder for your child to learn or make friends. Our pediatric team of experts specialize in treating behavioral and developmental conditions that affect children and adolescents, including:

  • Academic struggles
  • Aggressive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Attention issues
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental problems
  • Global developmental delay
  • Learning disabilities
  • Motor delays
  • Self-harm
  • Substance abuse
  • Syndromic/chromosomal disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury

Screenings & Treatments

At Banner Children's, we offer a wide range of screening and treatment services, including:

  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Individual, family and group therapy
  • Medication
  • Therapeutic activities

You can also learn more about our behavioral health diagnosis and treatment services.

Banner Academy: Serving Phoenix-Area Kids With Emotional or Learning Challenges

Banner Academy educates children with learning and emotional issues, including Asperger's syndrome and autism-spectrum disorders.

Learn more about Banner Academy.