3031 Miller Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, United States

(734) 997-9088

The Ann Arbor Center for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Richard Solomon MD

About Dr. solomon

 Dr. Solomon is a board certified pediatrician and developmental  pediatrician who specializes in autism spectrum disorders. He has 25  years experience in working with children on the autism spectrum. He  uses a developmental, relationship-based approach that embraces the  uniqueness of the child in the context of his/her family.  Focused on  positive outcomes and a lifelong impact, he provides supportive guidance  to families with an emphasis on the child's unique needs and strengths 

Dr.  Solomon has the training and experience to consider, in assessments and  treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s and  adolescents’ developmental, learning, or behavioral problems.  


Richard Solomon, MD

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician

       Board certified in Pediatrics and Developmental & Behavioral  Pediatrics, Dr. Solomon serves as the Medical Director of the Ann Arbor  Center for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He also created the  evidence-based PLAY Autism Intervention  program that improves the language, social skills, and autism severity of young children. 

A  highly sought-out expert and speaker, he has been diagnosing and  treating children with autism spectrum disorders and other conditions  for over 25 years. With a reputation as "the fun doctor," Dr. Solomon is  known for his ability to make children smile and laugh, calming their  fears and building trust. His overall approach is influenced by his work  alongside child development visionaries T. Berry Brazelton, Stanley  Greenspan MD, Mr. Fred Rogers, and Ivar Lovaas, PhD.

A devoted  family man,  Dr. Solomon has been married for 42 years and has two  children and four grandchildren. His home is Ann Arbor, Michigan

Dr. Solomon helps children and adolescents with:


  • Developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders (ASD), cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and Fragile X syndrome.

  • Learning disorders including dyslexia, writing difficulties, math disorders, and other school-related learning problems.
  • Attention and behavioral disorders including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, and anxiety disorders.
  • Regulatory  disorders including sleep disorders, feeding problems, discipline  difficulties, complicated toilet-training issues, enuresis (bedwetting),  and encopresis (soiling).
  • Delayed development in speech, language, motor skills, and thinking ability.
  • Behavioral  and developmental problems complicating the full range of pediatric  chronic illnesses and disabling conditions (for example, genetic  disorders, epilepsy, prematurity, diabetes, asthma, cancer)