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Mr. Tim Dowling

School Psychologist / WSAT Facilitator at Wauconda High School
Contact Information:
E-mail: TDowling@d118.org                     
Phone number: 847-526-6611 ext. 190
Room number: A134



 
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Education Background
  Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) Illinois State University
  Bachelor of Science, Psychology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
     
Career Background
  Wauconda School District 118 School Psychologist 2011–present
  Grades 9 - 12
Wauconda High School
  Northwest Special Education Cooperative School Psychologist 2010–2011
  Grades PreK - 12
West Carroll District 314; River Ridge District 210
  Rural Champaign County Sp. Ed. Cooperative Educational Diagnostician 2008–2010
  Grades PreK - 12
St. Joseph District 169; St. Joseph-Ogden High School
  Illinois School Psychology Internship Consortium Doctoral Intern 2007–2008
  Grades 7 - 12
Washburne Middle School; New Trier High School
       
Other Background
While in graduate school, I worked with the Autism Services Center at Illinois State University, where I performed behavioral therapy, supervised clinicians, ran parent support groups, and performed home/school consultation for students with autism. It kept me busy and was a lot of fun!

After moving back to the Chicago area, I was a research assistant for a pediatric neurologist, where I learned quite a bit about medical aspects of disorders like autism, epilepsy, and ADHD while helping to analyze and publish research data. From there, I moved on to my professional internship, and I even spent some time working at an Apple Store on the side (which was actually a great place to practice my teaching and listening skills!). From there, I moved downstate to begin my career in the schools, and I've constantly been having fun and learning new things ever since.
 
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  What is a school psychologist?
en español: ¿Qué es un psicólogo escolar?