Rady Children’s Developmental Evaluation Clinic (DEC) offers developmental evaluation and referral services for infants, preschoolers and school-age children.

The goals of our evaluations are to:

  • Identify developmental, learning and social delays.
  • Determine the significance of delays and behavior problems.
  • Determine the need for further assessment/intervention.
  • Recommend participation in educational or therapeutic programs.
  • Link children and families to needed services.
  • Provide comprehensive reports to parents and providers.

Our healthcare professionals are psychologists and neuropsychologists. A psychologist has a doctoral in psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) and a California state license. A neuropsychologist has a Ph.D. in psychology, a California state license and specialized training and experience in neuropsychological assessment.

If you would like to make an appointment for our developmental evaluation services, please call 858-966-5817.

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