Professor, College of Medicine, Department of PediatricsMary Ann Scott, Ph.D.

Section Chief, Schmieding Developmental Center


Pediatric Neuropsychology

Contact Information

Phone: 479.750.0125


  • B.A., University of Missouri, 1988
  • M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1990
  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1992


  • Internship, General Clinical Psychology/Fifty Percent Neuropsychology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1991-1992
  • Post-Doctoral, Child Neuropsychology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1992-1993

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Arkansas Psychology Board
  • Texas Psychology Board
  • Diplomat American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Recent Honors

  • UAMS Phenomenal Women Award, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Neuropsychological Referral: When is it Indicated? ANGELS – Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System at 2015

Professional Presentations

  • ABA Services for Autism in Arkansas: The State of Services for Autism Spectrum Disorders, ACH Pediatric Grand Rounds, 2016.
  • Dyslexia and Implications of the New Dyslexia Legislation, ACH Pediatric Grand Rounds, 2015.
  • Neuropsychological Evaluation: Referral Guidelines, PedsPLACE, UAMS/ACH, 2015.
  • Revised Diagnosis of Autism, Folinic Aid Intervention Clinical Trials and Other Medical Treatments for Autism, UAMS/ACH, Lowell, AR 2014.
  • DSM-V Changes to Autism, UAMS/ACH, Lowell, AR 2014

Professional Society Memberships

  • Arkansas Association for Behavior Analysis, 2016-Present
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychologists, 2011-Present
  • International Neuropsychological Society, 1996-Present
  • American Academy of Neuropsychologists, 1993-Present

Referral Reasons

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke, Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
  • Aphasias and Apraxia
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Encephalitis
  • Meningitis
  • Near-Drowning and other Hypoxic Events
  • Brain Tumor/Childhood Cancers