Latest information on COVID-19

DBP Programs

Who We Are

We are an interdisciplinary and collaborative team of healthcare leaders who provide compassionate, family-centered care to children and who engage in innovative research and training.


We deliver care to children at risk for developmental disorders and those with delays and disabilities.


We offer educational opportunities in classrooms and clinics, and in boardrooms and communities.


We engage in clinical and translational research designed to impact medical practice and health policy.

Community Service & Advocacy


DBP continues to provide services to both new and existing patients via Telehealth during shelter in place orders.

There are 3 ways to schedule an appointment:

In addition, be sure to check out Family Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


California Parent & Youth Helpline Offer Free COVID-19 Support

In partnership with Governor Newsom, Parents Anonymous® Inc. recently launched the California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parents Anonymous® Support Groups in response to the Coronavirus to provide free trauma-informed, evidenced-based emotional support to Parents, Children and Youth in any language via calls, text, live chat and email. The California Parents & Youth Helpline operates 7 days a week from 8:00AM-8:00PM. Parents can Join a Weekly Online Support Group NOW through the website: In this confidential setting, Parents address their underlying emotions and build resiliency to strengthen their family. The helpline number is 1-855-427-2736. Here are links to English and Spanish flyers.

New Clinical Research Funding

Heidi Feldman MD received R01 Funding from the NIH for her research titled "Predicting language processing efficiency in preterm children: Social-environmental and neuro-biological factors".  This prospective, longitudinal study follows primarily English- and primarily Spanish-speaking children born preterm from birth to 18 months of age (corrected for prematurity) to explore the unique and overlapping contributions of social-environmental and neurobiological factors on the development of language processing efficiency, a skill with short- and long-term consequences for learning. 

How to Talk to Your Children About the Value of Diversity and the Problem of Racism

We have provided this guide with suggestions on how parents can talk about these issues with their children.