James William Loomis PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center; Assistant Clinical Professor; Assistant Clinical Professor; Assistant Clinical Professor

Biographical Info



James W. Loomis, Ph.D.






Jim Loomis is a child and family psychologist at the Center for Children with Special Needs in Glastonbury,
Connecticut
where he specializes in work with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, developmental disabilities, and pediatric illness. His professional interests include the
development of social skills, adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, adaptation to pediatric illness, and school based programs for children and adolescents. A frequent speaker to regional and national audiences of professionals and parents, he is on the Professional Advisory Councils of the Autism Spectrum Resource Center
and the State of Connecticut Division of Autism Services and he is a
past chair of the Professional Advisory Council of the Spina Bifida Association of America. He also consults to the Connecticut Program for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. He is the author of Staying in the Game: Providing Social
Opportunities for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities
, and is on the clinical faculty at the Yale Child Study Center.




Education & Training

Ph.D.
University of Michigan (1985)

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