The Dennis Developmental Center (DDC) specializes in assessing developmental conditions that result in delayed milestones, inability to communicate effectively, inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, learning problems, and poor or atypical social interactions. Evaluation and therapy are also provided for families coping with the stress of chronic developmental disorders, chronic medical illnesses, and grief and loss concerns. The DDC is not a primary referral source for diagnosing or treating disorders that are primarily psychiatric (i.e., bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, personality disorders, etc.) or issues related to child abuse or custody. The DDC coordinates the expertise of developmental pediatricians, nurse practitioners, speech/language pathologists, clinical social workers, clinical psychologists, psychological examiners and, when indicated, other clinical specialists.

Contact Information

Phone: 501-364-1830

Intake Fax: 501-978-6492

Medical Records Fax: 501-364-4967

Insurance Fax: 501-364-2682

Prescription Refill Request Phone Number: 501-364-3608

Prescription Refill/Pharmacy Request Fax: 501-364-4931

Serving Ages

  • Up to 12 years, depending on developmental age and need
  • 6 to 18 years for neuropsychological assessment

Developmental Diagnostics

  • ADHD
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Learning or cognitive impairment
  • Neuropsychological disorders (Ex: brain or CNS, trauma, cancer or related disorder)
  • Speech-language disorders

Pediatric Psychological Behavior Therapy (Related to Developmental Factors)

  • ADD/ADHD behavior
  • Diabetes adjustment
  • Feeding disorder
  • Medical crisis and loss
  • Non-compliant preschooler
  • Obesity
  • Pain management
  • Parent-child interaction
  • Sleep disorder

Developmental Outreach Clinics

  • Diagnostic and follow-up care for developmental, learning and behavioral problems
  • Early identification of developmental disabilities in the preschool child

Additional Locations

  • Alma
  • El Dorado
  • Helena
  • Hope
  • Hot Springs
  • Marshall
  • Mountain Home
  • Russellville
  • Texarkana

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