Growing up is one of the hardest jobs we will ever have. And it's even harder if your brain isn't developing at the same speed as your friends and classmates, or if your brain just works a little differently.
If you or your doctor suspects your child has a behavioral or developmental problem, our team of child psychiatrists, psychologists and nurse practitioners is brought in to diagnose and treat the problem with state-of-the-art techniques and testing.
Some of the behavioral and psychological problems we treat are:
Every child is thoroughly evaluated before a comprehensive treatment plan is developed. Treatment can involve medication, psychotherapy, family therapy and/or direction for educational treatments within the child's school.
Our team conducts a weekly clinic to assess children with delays in cognitive, motor and language development.
Our team conducts a weekly clinic to assess children referred by Fayette County Schools for attention deficit disorders.
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday,8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Kentucky ClinicSecond floor, Wing D740 S. LimestoneUniversity of KentuckyLexington KY 40536
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders Provides education advocacy and support for children and adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). www.chadd.org
One ADD PlaceResources available for parents and professionals.www.oneaddplace.com
ADDitude: The Happy Healthy Lifestyle Magazine for People with ADD www.additudemag.com/
National Anxiety Foundationwww.lexington-on-line.com/naf.html3135 Custer Dr.Lexington KY 40517-4001
National Institute of Mental Healthwww.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml
Anxieties.comSelf-help site for persons suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, phobias obsessive-compulsive disorder, fear of flying and post traumatic stress disorder.www.anxieties.com
Anxiety-Panic Resource CenterMedical news, disorder information, and message boards. You can search by diagnosis/disorder.www.healingwell.com/anxiety
Anxiety Disorders Association of Americawww.adaa.org
Asperger's Disorder HomepageGood source of various information on Asperger's Syndrome.www.aspergers.com
OASIS - Online Asperger Syndrome Information & SupportTheir Web site offers information on all aspects of Asperger's Syndrome.www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/index.html
Attachment Disorder Support GroupSite offers information on support resources, links, and more.www.syix.com/adsg
Autism Society of the BluegrassASBG meets monthly at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Lexington. Call, email, or visit our website for date and topic of our next meeting. All are welcome!www.asbg.org
Autism Society of Americawww.autism-society.org
Center for Study of AutismThe center provides information about autism to parents and professionals.www.globalautismcollaboration.com
The Balanced Mind FoundationWeb site developed to educate and support parents, guardians, doctors, teachers and those who live with bipolar children. Offers a list of organizations, books and articles, bipolar perspective and school issues.www.thebalancedmind.org/connect/support-groups
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Support Group Locationswww.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=peer_support_group_locator
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Louisville KYwww.DBSALouisville.org
Dyslexia Research InstituteSince 1975 the goal of the Dyslexia Research Institute Inc. has been to change the perception of learning differences, specifically in the area of dyslexia and attention deficit disorders (ADD).www.dyslexia-add.org
Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc.www.ldaofky.org
National Center for Learning DisabilitiesThe mission of the National Center is to increase public awareness and understanding of learning disabilities, to increase opportunities for all and provide national leadership in shaping public policy.www.ncld.org
LD OnlineWeb site offers a complete guide to answer all of your learning disability questions.www.ldonline.org
Mental Health and Mental Retardation - KY www.chs.ky.gov/chs/programsservices/mentalhealth.htm
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health www.ffcmh.org
A Place for Us...Oppositional Defiant Support GroupWeb site offers information on ADD, ADHD, ODD, depression, bi-polar, oppositional defiance disorder, Wellbutrin, Paxil, Zoloft and conduct disorder. The site also contains links treatment/referral programs, articles, support forums, recommended books and family profiles.www.conductdisorders.com
1000 S. Limestone
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536
800-333-8874 (toll free)
connected with Kentucky Children's Hospital. Become a fan on Facebook. Stay
up-to-date on community events, programs, treatments, research, new physicians
© University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA | An Equal Opportunity University