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Schmieding Developmental Center

About Schmieding Developmental Center

The Schmieding Developmental Center provides early detection and treatment of developmental delays or disabilities in children as well as for the child with problems in school performance. Visit the Centers for Children website for more information.





Care Provided:

  • Trans-disciplinary model incorporating clinical professions in the areas of child psychiatry, developmental pediatrics, psychology, neuropsychology, behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, speech language and special education/literacy
  • Evaluations for:
    • Children birth through age 18 with developmental concerns (autism, developmental delays and mental retardation)
    • Children with neurological/medical conditions or histories that place them at high risk for cognitive, developmental and emotional problems
  • Dual diagnoses (learning problems combined with attention problems, anxiety, etc.);follow up in assisting families in locating appropriate treatment resources
  • Medication consultation
  • Evaluation and management of neuromuscular and neurodevelopmental conditions and behavioral health issues
  • Assistance for children with reading or language disabilities
  • Sports concussion
  • Brain Injury


UAMS/ACH Centers for Children
519 Latham Drive
Lowell, AR 72745

Program Director:

Mary Ann Scott, PhD
Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Damon Lipinski, PhD
Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Medical Director:

Jerie Beth Karkos, MD
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 479-750-0125

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