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Children's Health Council


Children's Health Council

A multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment center for children with emotional problems, learning disabilities or other neurologic problems.


A multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment outpatient clinic for children of all ages with emotional problems, learning disabilities or deficits in language, motor coordination or neurologic development. Programs include diagnostic assessment, learning and behavioral evaluations, individual and group therapy, speech and occupational therapy and social skills workshops. Clients are referred by physicians, schools and agencies. Concerned parents may apply directly. Group programs are available for parents and preschoolers and for kindergarten readiness. A non-public therapeutic day school on-site provides a full-day program combining education with therapy for children age 6-16 with learning, behavioral and emotional challenges. Offers a number of Parent Education classes, including Building Emotional Understanding, What is Autism, and Anger Management with the Explosive Child, many of which are free to the public. For a full list of classes, dates, times and instructors, check the Web site or call the office. .


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 3 blocks, connects with VTA. CALTRAIN - Palo Alto Station with 1/2 mile.
650 Clark Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304 37.4391174 -122.1784593 Clinics

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • American Sign Language
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to income. Financial aid available. Cash, checks, credit cards, Medi-Cal, private insurance and military insurance accepted.


Infants, preschoolers, children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, attentional, learning and/or developmental issues


Age 18 or under for diagnostic and treatment services

How to Apply:

Apply by phone. Registration required.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies, according to service.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • Monterey County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz County