Kelly Jarratt, PhD

Kelly Jarratt, PhD 2017-05-18T12:59:42+00:00

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Kelly Jarratt, Ph.D.
Kelly Jarratt, Ph.D.Neuropsychologist

I am a licensed pediatric neuropsychologist with over 10 years experience specializing in neuropsychological assessment, diagnosis, intervention recommendations, and consultation services. I have always enjoyed working with children and families, and have three children of my own. My goal is to provide families with a better understanding of their child’s neurocognitive functioning, construct the most appropriate recommendations to help each child succeed, and assist families with advocating for their children across settings. I have training and experience in multiple children’s hospitals, an academic medical hospital, and developmental outpatient clinics. Areas of expertise involve assessment and diagnosis with many types of medical and neurological disorders including brain tumors, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury/concussion, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, neurofibromatosis, genetic disorders, and others. I also have worked with many children and families dealing with ADHD symptoms, learning disorders, and developmental disorders. Given my additional training in school psychology, I have a working knowledge of special education services in schools and can help to provide recommendations for all settings.

  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Psychological, Developmental & Educational Testing
  • Consultation


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology, September 2005 – 2007 , University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences & Arkansas Children’s Hospital  Department of Pediatric Psychology, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology, August 2005, Emphasis in Neuropsychology & Developmental Disabilities. Texas A&M University College Station, Texas
  • Predoctoral Internship in Pediatric Health & Neuropsychology, August 2004 – 2005, Department of Behavioral Medicine . Miami Children’s Hospital Miami, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, August 2000, Minor in Business,  Magna Cum Laude,  Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas


  • American Psychological Association, Member (APA); Division 40 – Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Arkansas Psychological Association Member (ARPA), Member
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), Member
  • Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, Editorial Board & Journal Reviewer
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas, Board Member 2013-2014

Community Involvement

  • Committee Chair for Cub Scouts, Pack 295 – 2015 to present.
  • Assistant Den Leader for Cub Scouts, Pack 295 – 2015 to present.
  • CAMP LAUGHTER Volunteer – Craniofacial Children’s Camp – July 2016
  • Team Up for Autism Conference, Committee Member 2013 & 2015
  • Mentor for Student Health Careers Exposure Program (SHEP) – Fall 2013

Publications & Posters

  • Jarratt, K. (in press). Review of the Child and Adolescent Memory Profile (ChAMP). The Mental Measurement Yearbook. Lincoln, NE:  The Buros Institute.
  • Snow, J.H. & Jarratt, K. (in press). Review of the Test of Written Language-4th Edition (TOWL-4). The Mental Measurement Yearbook. Lincoln, NE:  The Buros Institute.
  • Snow, J.H. & Jarratt, K. (in press). Review of the Nonverbal Stroop Card Sorting Test. The Mental Measurement Yearbook. Lincoln, NE:  The Buros Institute.
  • Pivik, R.T., Andres, A., Jarratt, K.P., Cleves, M.A., & Badger, T.M. (2015, April). Infant Diet And Resting Frontal 6-10 Hz Power at 9 Months Are Associated with Gender-Related Differences in Child Temperament at 3 Years. Abstract in FASEB Journal
  • Poster presented at Experimental Biology meeting March 28th-April 1st.
  • Jarratt, K.P. (2006). The CAS and NEPSY as measures of cognitive processes: Examining the underlying constructs (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from
  • Riccio, C.A., Homack, S., Jarratt, K.P., & Wolfe, M.E. (2006). Differences in academic and executive function domains among children with ADHD Predominately Inattentive and Combined Types. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21(7), 657-667.
  • Rosenthal, E.N., Riccio, C.A., Gsanger, K.M., & Jarratt, K.P. (2006). Digit span components as predictors of attention problems and executive functioning in children. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21(2), 131-139.
  • Riccio, C.A., & Jarratt, K.P. (2005). Abnormalities of neurological development. In R. C. D’Amato, E. Fletcher-Janzen, & C. R. Reynolds (Eds.), Handbook of School Neuropsychology (Chapter 4). New York: Wiley.
  • Jarratt, K.P., Riccio, C.A., & Siekierski, B.M. (2005). Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder using the BASC and BRIEF. Applied Neuropsychology, 12, 83-93 [Invited Submission].
  • Lee, S.W. (Ed.). (2005). Encyclopedia of School Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Contributor??
  • Jarratt, K.P. (2004). Review of the book Critical issues in neuropsychology: Neuropsychological interpretations of objective psychological tests. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 19(2), 329-330.
  • Pizzitola, K.M. (2002). Review of the rating scale Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 20, 400-405.

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