Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Patient Stories

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Autism: Anthony's Story

Anthony posing with a football

Diagnosed with autism as a toddler, 19-year-old Anthony is learning the skills he needs to work and live independently.

Trisomy 21: Kate’s Story


Kate, 18, doesn’t let anyone stop her. Born with Down syndrome, she is a member of the National Honor Society, a cheerleader, and a volunteer at a local food bank.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Braylen’s Story


Braylen Clayton was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 2. Today, he is a 7-year-old who loves reading and playing with friends, thanks to intensive teamwork between his parents and experts at CHOP's Center for Childhood Communication and Autism Integrated Care program.