Information for Families
Families coming to the CHDD for
clinical services or for participation in research programs should
read the information below for details about getting to our facilities
and what to expect on arrival. A list of informational materials
and resource links are also provided.
Clinical services at CHDD serve individuals
with or at risk for developmental, learning, and behavioral problems
and their families. Clinics also serve adults with a variety of
neurodegenerative disorders and related disabilities. An interdisciplinary
team approach assures comprehensive and integrated services.
CHDD also runs dozens of studies each
year to increase knowledge on many aspects of developmental disabilities.
These research projects range from laboratory studies to evaluations
that involve research participants. You can find out more about
research activities by using the search engine on the top of the
page and typing in a specific research topic (e.g., FAS) followed
by the word "research."
Directions & Parking
The Center on Human Development and Disability
(CHDD) is located on the Health Sciences Campus at the University
of Washington, directly south of the University of Washington Medical
Center. A fee is charged for parking in campus parking
lots; some clinics provide parking validation passes.
CHDD Clinical Services
Information about specific clinics may be found below. Click here for an overview brochure (pdf).
To make an appointment with any of the
following clinics, please call the number listed.
What to Expect When Coming to
When you come to CHDD, be sure to check
in at the front desk and the clinician(s) will come down to the
waiting room to get you and your other family members. There is
a comfortable waiting room with a play area for children. There are no child care services available. The
specific details of your visit will differ depending on which
clinic you are visiting.
Paying for Services & What
Insurance is Accepted?
Standard fees are charged for services at CHDD. Most forms of private and public health insurance are accepted. For details, contact the specific clinic where you wish to make an appointment. To assure payment, families must follow any requirements of their insurers for referrals and pre-authorizations.