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The Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Institute of Technology is a not-for-profit healthcare clinic founded in 2009 by Ed and Cheryl Scott and former U.S. Senator Dave Weldon. We are an integrated component of Florida Tech’s graduate program in Behavior Analysis, specializing in training, research and treatment in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our clinic is dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and related disabilities in Central Florida.

What's happening at the Scott Center

Check out our latest articles, moments in the news, lectures and special events in and around the community.

16th Annual Evening Of Hope

Friday, March 1, 2024

Six o'clock in the evening


2825 Eber Boulevard W. Melbourne, FL

To benefit The Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Tech. 

The event, with the theme, “Soaring to New Heights, Oh the Places We'll Go!” will spotlight the Center’s impact on the community and the generous donors who have supported our cause. 

Your support allows The Scott Center to advance its mission through training, research, and treatment.  Event revenue will directly support The Scott Center for Autism and help improve the quality of life of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and related disabilities in Central Florida. 



Enterprise Holdings Foundation • Doug Flutie Jr Foundation • Dale and Pamela Dettmer • Farmer Family Foundation


Christine Lance • Margaret Heins Foundation • Relentless Real Estate | Northboro Builders


Berman Hopkins CPAs and Associates, LLP • Cypress Bank & Trust • Florida Power & Light • Healthfirst Foundation • Holiday Builders • J. Milton & Nellie E. Hoffa Memorial Foundation • L3Harris Technologies • Melbourne Orlando International Airport • Gregory M Phelps, Financial Advisor | Edward Jones • Shelter Mortgage Company • Sky Advertising • Spectrum ABA Billing • Southeast Petro Distributers | The Shah Family • Jim & Jonnie Swann • Tom & Susie Wasdin


Alliant Insurance Services: Jim Powell • BIMDA|Dr Subhash Rege • Brevard Business News • Bullseye Mold Detection • Community Bank of the South •  Hitesh and Shital Patel • Larry Pollack • Peter and Laura Rochester • Dave and Nancy Weldon • Shirley Slack • Dr. Shashin and Dipty Desai


Dr. Minal & Shekhar Desai • Dyer Mortgage • Intercoastal Insurance • Peoples Financial Planning of Raymond James • Ron Jon Surf Shop • SK Management • Publix • Raskin Neha Shah • Nilesh-Nishit Shah • Barbara Wall



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The Scott Center for Autism Treatment
Thanks You

Learn more about the Scott Center's signature fundraiser An Evening of Hope.

Join Us! November 3, 2023 for a Come & See at The Scott Center


The Scott Center

On December 10, 2022, Scott Center families, Supporters, and Staff gathered to kickoff Evening of Hope with a Derek Gores Art Collaboration.  We took the opportunity to dedicate Blowing Bubbles, 2009 to The Moreno's who donated it to The Scott Center after purchasing it at Evening of Hope's live auction.  Photo Gallery

Evening of Hope

The Scott Center's Evening of Hope Fundraiser took place on March 4, 2023 at Sprengergarten in West Melbourne, FL.  The Scott Center's signature fundraiser raised over $194,400. 2024 Evening of Hope Photo Gallery


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Come Visit Us

Making an appointment for evaluation, treatment or even just a tour is easy! Contact us today.

3251 Engineering Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 674-8106

Monday - Friday (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Telehealth services and special events may be scheduled outside of standard business hours.

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behavior analysts trained


research studies conducted


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Meet Our Staff

It takes a lot of passionate people to make The Scott Center work. Every member of our team is deeply committed to providing exemplary clinical care for clients and world-class training for students at Florida Tech.