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  Dr. Ann Clawson

Ann Clawson, Ph.D., ABPP is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist (see and licensed psychologist who specializes in pediatric neuropsychology. She completed her doctorate at Brigham Young University, internship in behavioral medicine and neuropsychology at the University of Washington, and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute/John’s Hopkins Medicine.


Dr. Clawson provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations and autism diagnostic evaluations. She has extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient settings assessing youth who have a range of neurodevelopmental diagnoses (e.g., ADHD, autism, etc.) and medical conditions (e.g., traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, tumor, etc.).


She also has expertise in the co-occurrence of autism and gender diversity. She is actively collaborating with world-renowned researchers and clinicians to better understand and support these youth, including initiatives through the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). She conducts autism diagnostic and neuropsychological evaluations with gender diverse youth, as well as gender development evaluations to characterize and support gender goals and needs in the context of neurodiversity.


Dr. Clawson is an active researcher. She has multiple peer-reviewed publications and is a collaborator on several grants focused on cognitive and neural development in autism.


Outside of her professional life, Dr. Clawson loves spending time outdoors, especially hiking, rock climbing, and running.

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