Thomas Schanding, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of School Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Dr. Schanding is an Associate Professor of School Psychology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. He completed his doctoral internship at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. He is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Texas, a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. He is the Associate Director of Leadership and Core Faculty member for Special Education for the University of Texas Health Science Center's Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program.
Dr. Schanding has an active research lab open to undergraduate and graduate research assistants. Dr. Schanding's research interests include 1) the assessment, prevention, and intervention for social, emotional, and behavioral disorders of children (universal and targeted screening , 2) assessment and intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and 3) the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning and gender nonconforming youth in schools.
He has extensive clinical experiences working with early childhood populations (HeadStart,
Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities, youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities
such as ASD and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, as well as students with
an emotional disturbance. See Dr. Schanding's vitae for more information. Dr. Schanding
will be accepting doctoral students for the 2018-2019 academic year.