The Brown Center For The

Study Of Children At Risk

Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk
50 Holden Street
Providence RI 02908

Academic Administration:
(401) 453-7640

Clinical Services:
(401) 274-1122
x8936 or x8935

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The Behavior and Development Clinic

The Behavior and Development Clinic serves infants, toddlers and pre-school age children with behavioral, developmental, and/or emotional concerns.  Our clinical staff includes professionals in clinical and developmental psychology, clinical social work, clinical nurse specialists, early intervention and occupational therapy.

Our program specializes in:

•    Diagnosis of early childhood difficulties to include behavioral disorders, developmental delays, communication, disorders, and autism
•    Child and family treatment for behavior and development issues
•    Working with families around parenting, parent-child relationships and family relations
•    Consultation to outside service providers such as schools and early intervention programs

Who do we serve?

•     Children under five years of age and their families
•     Children at risk for developmental/behavioral concerns due to drug/alcohol exposure, lead exposure, or prematurity
•     Children with sleep, behavioral, developmental, and/or emotional difficulties
•     Children in need of psychological testing/neurodevelopmental assessment

Our services are covered by most insurance plans after pre-authorization.

Talk to your pediatrician about visiting our clinic.

We can help.

Clinical Staff:

Cynthia Loncar, PhD
Clinical Director

Rosemarie Bigsby, ScD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
Amy Salisbury, CS, RN, PhD
Stephen Sheinkopf, PhD
Jean Twomey, LICSW, PhD

For more information, call (401) 274-1122 ext. 8935