Diablo Valley Child Neurology is able to provide the following services, which all child neurologists have been trained to provide:

  • Seizure disorders, including seizures in the newborn period and epilepsy throughout childhood
  • Headaches, including migraine and chronic daily headaches
  • Concussions and the treatment of other traumatic brain injuries
  • Medical aspects of brain tumors, such as seizures and the need for ongoing therapy
  • Cerebral palsy, including etiology, diagnosis and treatment
  • Weakness caused by nerve or muscle disorders such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease or Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy
  • Movement disorders, including tic disorders and Tourette's Syndrome
  • Behavioral disorders, often as co-morbidity to other underlying neurological conditions. These can include school failure, ADHD, mood and sleep regulations issues
  • Diagnosis and etiology of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-NOS
  • Developmental disorders such as delayed speech, motor and global cognitive issues, including apraxia of speech, gross an fine motor skills
  • Neuro-pharmacologic management of complex behavioral issues
  • Neurodegenerative diseases causing loss of developmental milestones
  • Increased intracranial pressure, such as pseudotumor cerebri and other causes
  • Autoimmune disorders affecting the nervous system
  • Neurocutaneous disorders such as Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurological aspects of infectious disease, such as complications from meningitis