Our Mission

The mission of the LSU Health Shreveport Children's Center is to dedicated to unlocking the full potential of children (2 -12 years of age) living in Louisiana's Region 7 by:

  • providing diagnostic assessment and treatment,
  • supporting and educating families and service providers, and
  • offering technical assistance and outreach to community agencies.

What is unique about our evaluations?

The Children's Center provides interdisciplinary evaluations so that your child has the advantage of being assessed by professionals from the fields of pediatric medicine, psychology, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, audiology, marriage and family therapy, and education.

What are the common conditions referred to us?

Some examples of conditions that are frequently referred to the Children’s Center include:
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Specific Learning Disorder
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Speech and Language Disorders
  • Social/Emotional Disorder
  • Sensory and Motor Disorders

Latest News from the Children's Center

Language / Interpretation Services: LSU Health Shreveport provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters. LSU Health Shreveport provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters. Click to read the full document with languages provided. If you need these services, contact LSU Health Shreveport at (318) 813-2970.

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Assessments Provided by Interdisciplinary Professionals

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Compassionately Serving Families in the Ark-La-Tex