Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital

Hackensack University Medical Center follows the guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Down Syndrome Society


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Pediatric Developmental & Behavioral

The Institute for Child Development offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children and adolescents who have problems with growth, development, and behavior

Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment

Genetics and Genetic Counseling

All patients in the Genetics Service are seen by board-certified medical geneticists and counselors in the areas of prenatal, cancer, pediatric, and adult genetics.

Aiding Informative Decisions

ICD Occupational Therapy

The American Occupational Therapy Association defines Occupational Therapy (OT) as “skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives”.

Maximizing quality of life

Speech Language Pathology

Speech-language pathologists at the ICD are pediatric specialists and work as part of our collaborative team. Our team members offer expertise in a variety of medically-based specialty areas.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certified specialists