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Mission: The Clinical Training Unit (CTU) Developmental Specialty Clinics are part of the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and are located at the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD). While the UW Autism Center is also located at CHDD, it is not part of UWMC or one of the specialty clinics

The Biochemical Genetics Clinic provides evaluation, consultation, and management services to clients of all ages with a variety of genetic metabolic disorders. Read more

Developmental monitoring is provided for children born with complex heart defects. Read more

Interdisciplinary developmental and diagnostic assessments are provided to individuals up to 18 years with developmental concerns. Read more

Individuals up to age 15 years with Down syndrome can receive developmental assessments, behavioral consultations, and evaluation of related medical issues. Read more

The FAS Clinic offers diagnostic evaluations for individuals under 22 years of age who have confirmed prenatal alcohol exposure. Read more

This clinic provides developmental follow-up of children from 3 months to 5 years of age who have developmental risk factors due to prematurity (born at 32 weeks gestation or earlier), low birth weight (under 1500 grams/ 3 pounds 5 ounces) or prenatal exposure to drugs. Read more

Our clinic works with children who were born at 32-36 weeks gestation (4 to 8 weeks early), to provide developmental assessment and on-going monitoring. Read more

A full range of audiological services are available for infants and children, including comprehensive hearing evaluations, counseling with families, and fitting and long-term follow-up with hearing technology. Read more

The Biochemical Genetics Clinic provides evaluation, consultation, and management services to clients of all ages with a variety of genetic metabolic disorders. Read more

CHDD: Getting Here

The CHDD is located directly behind the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) at the south end of the UW campus in Seattle, Washington.

Street Address:

1701 NE Columbia Rd
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7920

Link for full directions, parking, maps and transit information.
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Where Pediatric Clinical Care and Leadership Training Intersect
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  • Elizabeth Downs
    Elizabeth Downs Patient Care Coordinator

Meet Elizabeth Downs, Patient Care Coordinator

When you visit any of our clinics, the first person you’ll meet is Jennifer Downs, our Patient Care Coordinator. Jennifer will check you in, make sure all of your paperwork is in order and answer your appointment related questions.

What To Expect During Your Visit
Biochemical Genetics Clinic
Cardiac Neurodevelopment Clinic

The Biochemical Genetics Clinic provides evaluation, consultation, and management services to clients of all ages with a variety of genetic metabolic disorders (inborn errors of metabolism). These disorders result from an inherited inability to produce a particular enzyme or cofactor necessary for normal metabolism, generally for the production or breakdown of proteins, fats, or carbohydrates.

Phone: 206-598-1800
Link to clinic page.

Clinic Contact

  • Vicki Frasher
    Vicki Frasher Patient Care Coordinator

Phone: 206-598-1800
Link to clinic page.

Child Development Clinic
Congenital Hypothyroidism Follow-Up Clinic
Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network Clinic
Infant Development Follow-up Clinic
Late and Moderate Preterm Babies (LAMBS) Follow-Up Clinic
Pediatric Audiology Clinic
Phenylketonuria (PKU) Clinic