Ph.D., C. Psych. – Neuropsychologist
Dr. Scott earned a Certificate for Independent Practice from the College of Psychologists of Ontario (Toronto) in 2004. Her research and training in Paediatric Neuropsychology were supervised by Dr. L. Tuff. She earned a Ph.D. in Behavioural Neurosciences from the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario in 2000. She previously completed her M.A. in Vermont and received her B.Sc. from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Dr. Scott has been in private practice since 2004. She has researched, trained, completed assessments and conducted training in various institutional and educational settings including, but not limited to the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, the Waterloo Catholic District School Board in Kitchener, Ontario, Chedoke-McMaster Hospitals, Hamilton, Ontario, The Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Lansdowne Children’s Centre in Brantford, Ontario.
Dr. Scott has provided training and supervised numerous Psychometrists and Psychology Associates as they worked towards certification and she currently continues this supervision.
Dr Scott has a major research and professional focus on children with acquired/traumatic brain injury. She has more recently become involved with an international group pursuing sleep research in FASD. Dr. Scott’s interest in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) dates back over thirty years, and today, FASD continues to be a major focus of her work. She serves as a Co-Lead of the Diagnostic Action Group for the FASD ONE – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Ontario Network of Expertise and also plays an active role on several regional FASD Diagnostic Teams and Committees. Dr Scott is routinely involved in FASD training within and outside of Ontario and Canada. She presents on a variety of topics related to FASD for professionals, community groups and parent groups. She has presented at conferences on several FASD related topics across Canada and internationally.