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Hyperactivity, Attention and Learning Problems Program (HALP)

The Hyperactivity, Attention, and Learning Problems (HALP) Clinic, under the direction of Janine Rosenberg, PhD, provides psychological evaluation, testing, and consultation services for pre-school and school age children, adolescents, and young adults. HALP clinic addresses concerns with ADHD, learning problems, and other present psychiatric disorders.

HALP Services:

  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Pharmacological and Psychological Services
  • Parent Training
  • School Consultation

In addition, HALP clinic is part director of a summer treatment program, Camp STAR, for children with ADHD and related behavior problems (www.jcys.org/campstar). HALP also has research opportunities related to youth with ADHD.

Trainees from pediatrics, psychiatry, and psychology may rotate through this clinic and learn multidisciplinary evaluation and consultation skills. A psychiatrist is also available through HALP clinic for a follow-up consult if medication is recommended.

For information, contact the HALP Clinic Coordinator at 312-996-4331.



  1. Ambulatory Clinic:
    Neuropsychiatric Insitute
    912 S. Wood Steet, Chicago, IL 60612
  2. UIC Hospital
    1740 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
  3. Institute for Juvenile Research
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
  4. Psychiatric Institute
    1601 W. Taylor St.Chicago, IL 60612

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