Jessica Ditto


Jessica Ditto

Jessica Ditto
My name is Jessica Ditto, and I have been a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) in Maryland since 2005, as well as a certified Pediatric Mental Health Specialist (PMHS) since 2012. I graduated from the University of Delaware as a registered nurse in 1996 and spent almost 7 years working in the NICU at Franklin Square Hospital. I have a master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Nursing as a PNP, and I am currently in a doctoral program to earn my Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.

I have been working in developmental & behavioral pediatrics since the beginning of my career at a local outpatient hospital, and now have over 13 years of experience in the field. I work with kids from birth to 21 who have concerns for developmental issues such as learning delays or disabilities, ADHD, anxiety, or autism, among other diagnoses. In the summer of 2018, I became a private contractor at the Lighthouse providing similar diagnostic clarification and medication management services for children and adolescents up to age 21. I also perform some developmental testing services to establish recommendations for schools for therapies and accommodations.