Special Education Expert Witness Alaska 534645

Expertise Description

I am an experienced special education expert witness. I have spent more than 25 years working with procedural due process issues; efficacy of district IEPs and evaluations; compliance issues involving interconnection of evaluations; functional behavior assessments, behavior plans and IEPs for students with disabilities; OCR requirements for students with disabilities; appropriate student placements; and compliance with federal and state requirements. I have prior experience offering my services as a special education expert witness.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Expert Witness MD 522502

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 5 years working as an Occupational Therapist. My areas of focus include working with children and adults with developmental disabilities, autism, accessibility applications for special-needs children, and sociality in autism. I am offering my services as an occupational therapist expert witness.

Special Education Expert Witness 529411

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in special education and psychology with an emphasis on learning and behavioral problems in children and adolescents. My expertise includes comprehensive evaluations to diagnose and treat many conditions including learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and social emotional disorders. I am offering my services as a special education expert witness.

Psychiatry Expert Witness Solana Beach 532375

Expertise Description

I have expertise in clinical psychiatry with over 30 years in the field. I specialize in child and family care, blended developmental-behavioral interventions for young children with challenges in social communication and social skills, autism and related neurological disorders, intellectual disabilities, learning disorders, and interactive technology and distance learning systems for autism and social communication. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than two decades as a clinical psychiatry expert witness.

Social Work Expert Witness NY 531378

Expertise Description

I have expertise in social work, having spent more than 25 years in the field. My specialties include the public child welfare system; addressing issues that include child maltreatment, parental fears, and effective parenting in low socio-economic environments; the impact of child neglect on parent and child well being; domestic violence; correlates of specific types of child maltreatment; characteristics of neglectful parenting behavior; and neighborhood structural impact on maltreatment. I am offering my services as a social work expert witness.

Pediatric Physical Therapist Expert 530803 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of consulting experience in physical therapy with an emphasis in pediatric physical therapy. My expertise includes evaluating and treating pediatric outpatients with a variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to developmental delay, torticollis, plagiocephaly, toe walking, ASD, cerebral palsy, Ÿsickle cell, hemophilia, neurofibromatosis, high-risk infant clinic (using the Bayley Scales), skeletal dysplasia, cranio-facial, high risk infants, prematurity, spina bifida, Down Syndrome, congenital abnormalities, feeding difficulties, genetic conditions, developmentally supportive care, cognitive, neuro-motor and social-emotional development, evaluations on admission for positioning needs as well as family and caretaker education and instruction, treatment to prevent postural deformities, improve state control and transitions, and prevent contractures, normalize tone and to promote normal motor development. I am offering my services as a physical therapy expert witness.

Pediatric Neurology Expert 530152 PA

Expertise Description

I have experience in neurology with a focus in pediatric neurology. I have provided services to patients with pediatric neurological disorders, including, but limited to, head injury, concussion, seizures, attention issues, developmental delay, and ADHD, as well as intractable epilepsy, dystonia, Tourette’s, behavior disturbances and autism. I have experience offering my services as a pediatric neurology expert witness.

Child Care Safety Expert 523897 CO

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience working in childcare safety. I have worked with sexual abuse, physical and emotional abuse, bullying and interpersonal violence, child safety; child abuse recognition, prevention and injury in institutional settings (i.e. schools, churches, foster care, youth groups, day care, treatment centers, residential facilities and hospitals); failure to supervise; interpersonal violence and bullying; sexual abuse by teachers, clergy or staff members and child-on-child abuse. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a childcare safety expert witness.

Forensic Psychology Expert 525555 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in Psychology with expertise in forensic (court ordered) evaluations, childhood disorders (e.g., ADHD, learning disabilities, bipolar, etc.), addictions, neuropsychological assessment, pre-employment evaluations, and school and attorney consultations. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 15 years as a forensic psychology expert witness.

Social Work Expert 522029 FL

Expertise Description

I have over a decade of experience in child and adolescent mental health with expertise with children exposed to trauma, have attachment issues, have a history of abuse/neglect and/or have developmental issues (including autism). I have additional knowledge in play therapy, adoption-competent therapy, domestic violence services, parenting education, grief counseling and individual therapy for sexual abuse victims. I have spent over 5 years as a social work expert witness with consultations and courtroom testimony.

General and Child/Adolescence Psychiatry San Diego Expert 501838 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in General and Child/Adolescence Psychiatry. My areas of focus include the effects we have on others; Vicissitudes/changes/dramas in all lives; highs and lows, love and losses, setbacks and successes in all our lives; Intense belief systems and cults; Human Resilience; The "Four B's: Being, Belonging, Believing and Benevolence", or how we authentically evaluate our own lives; the capacity of humans to be compassionate, inspiring, benevolent, loving, and, unfortunately our darker tendencies of aggression, hate and violence. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a child psychiatry expert witness for more than 40 years.

Nursing and Psychology Expert 523460 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as both a nurse and a psychologist with expertise in psychotherapy. I have worked with professional athletes, dancers, and actors experiencing performance anxiety, recovering from injury, substance abuse, eating disorders and other related issues; alcohol & drug treatment; psychological evaluation: children, adolescents, and adults; treatment and evaluation of ADHD and PTSD/trauma. I have spent more than a decade offering courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a nursing and psychology expert witness.

Physical Therapy Expert 519331 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of physical therapy. My specific knowledge is in the area of provision of educationally relevant services as part of a free appropriate public education, along with geriatrics, fall assessment and prevention, lifting and transfers/manual handling skills, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, evidence based practices, assistive technology for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities, worker's compensation, functional capacity assessment, community mobility, canine assistant, and best practices. I have published on funding adaptive equipment for children with disabilities and served as a board member and trainer for MOVE international. Prior to my career in physical therapy, I was employed as a biochemist and clinical research administrator in the pharmaceutical industry. I am offering my services as a physical therapy expert witness.

Playground Safety Expert 521596 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in playground safety. My expertise includes park, playground, and sports field safety, ADA compliance, providing safety inspections, ASTM, CPSC playground safety reports, as well as maintenance and inspection training. I have additional knowledge in safety surface testing, synthetic sports field testing, and natural playground design. I have prior experience as a playground safety expert witness.

Education Family Psychology Expert 520614 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With over 45 years experience in Education and Family Psychology, I have a focus in developing and supervising treatment strategies and intervention curriculum for students and staff, creating a learning environment for at-risk and special needs children in need of individual education programs, and providing family therapy to vulnerable children and their families. I have prior experience providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an education and family psychology expert witness.

School Bullying Expert 521248 AL

Expertise Description

I have worked for more than 20 years in the education field, first as a middle and high school mathematics teacher followed by being a parent coach. I have addressed workplace bullying, school safety, campus safety, dating violence, and the threat of violence with teachers and parents. With students, I address verbal abuse, physical abuse, and cyberbullying, and specialize in empowering each of them with solutions. I have also provided consultations for parents.

Bullying Expert 521189 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience working in and with k-12 schools around issues of safety, access, equity, and diversity. I was a high school teacher for five years and my research expertise focuses on bullying and harassment, school safety, school policies, and gender and sexual diversity issues in K-12 schools. I am the author or editor of four books on gender, bullying, and sexualities in schools and have published over 40 articles and book chapters. I am also offering my services as an school/education expert witness in Colorado.

Child Development Expert 519479 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With more than 30 years of experience in Child Development and Camp Staff Training, I have worked with youth-serving non-profits, staff training, operations, administration, and outdoor education. I also have experience with creating and implementing long-term marketing and communications plans for numerous organizations.

Social Work Welfare Expert 519623 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have been working in the field of Social Work for more than 15 years specializing on Child Welfare. I have additional experience working with Sanctions from welfare to work programs, evaluation of family preservation programs; evaluation of the statewide Small County Prevention Services initiative; perceptions of child protective services, and how clients’ cultural views of CPS affect compliance. I am available in Southern California as a social work expert witness.

Foster Care Expert 519603 CA(S)

Expertise Description

My career as a Therapist and Social Worker has spanned over 20 years in the field of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. My expertise includes youth welfare and neglect, emergency response, family maintenance and reunification, and dependency investigating within the adoption and foster care system. I have spent time in California as a social work expert witness by providing consultations, in addition to deposition and courtroom testimony.

Child Psychiatry Expert 351114 CA(N)

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than two decades in the field of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry. My expertise includes child forensic issues such as child custody evaluations, competency to stand trial assessments, diagnostic evaluations and risk assessments for the juvenile courts, parenting assessments in dependency cases, child sexual abuse allegations and child trauma assessments and diagnostic assessments in school consultation, and child immigration cases. I have been an academic faculty member and qualified expert in juvenile and adult courts. I have prior expert witness experience.

Social Work Expert 519705

Expertise Description

For over 30 years experience, my career in Social Work has specialized in Child Abuse and Foster Care. I have experience practicing in medical settings with adults, children, and families. My expertise includes individual, family and group therapy and counseling; facilitation of patient and family support groups; child abuse case assessment and collaboration with the Department of Child & Family Services; emergency room trauma & crisis intervention; and collaboration with inter-disciplinary team and advocate for patient and family needs.  I also specialize in psychosocial evaluations for inpatient and outpatient liver, intestinal, and lung transplant programs; and grief and bereavement counseling, crisis intervention to individuals, couples and families. I have also served as adjunct professor in Social Work at an accredited university.

Clinical Psychology Expert 519369 IL

Expertise Description

As a clinical psychiatrist from the state of Illinois, my 40 years of experience has been focused on Custody Evaluations, Guardianship Evaluations, School Evaluations, Disability Evaluations, Psychological Testing, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, ADHD Disorders, Mood Disorders, Mock Trials, Child Abuse Evaluations, Juvenile Evaluations, ADHD Evaluations, Anxiety Disorders and Crisis Intervention. I have specialized in forensic work, and have been involved in a variety of matters, including child custody, child abuse, fitness for duty, social security, labor law involving sexual harassment, and jury selection. I have provided services as a child psychology expert witness for over 30 years.

Social Services Expert 501382 CA(N)

Expertise Description

My career in Mental Health and Social Services has spanned over 40 years with expertise in child and family mental health services, developmental disabilities services for children and adults, and community outreach programs. I have experience with training staff for mental health services, executive coaching, organizational reviews, Board development, strategic planning, expansion planning, budgetary and fiscal clinical and program supervision, fund development, and other consultation services.

Clinical Social Work Expert 502147 CA(N)

Expertise Description

For over 20 years, my background in the field of Clinical Social Work has focused on children in foster and adoptive homes. My experience includes supervision of case loads of children and intake of children and prospective family. I have additional experience with treatment plans, orientations, and Permanency Planning. I have offered expert witness services with courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 5 years.

Social Work Expert 519600 CA(S)

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 25 years in the Social Work system with expertise in advocating for abused and neglected children in Court and in the community; acting in the capacity of a troubleshooter; making recommendations to the Court; providing case management services to families with a history of sexual abuse, physical abuse and/or severe neglect; foster care services; adoption services; and child protection services. My prior expert witness experience includes providing consultations and courtroom testimony.

Early Childhood Education Expert 518035 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the child care and related services field. In that context, my experience began as a teacher, school director, graduate school teacher, national director of a network of child care centers, and presently as a Business and Operations Consultant to the early care and education industry for close to 20 years. The myriad of experiences has meant that I know the field at all levels and am able to deliver a rich depth to the clients I serve. Previously, I’ve worked with other providers, large corporations, CEO’s at all levels, government agencies and their Directors, attorneys, accountants, and a wide variety of organizations of all types and sizes. I am proud to say that I succeeded in helping these people and organizations with my industry experience, problem solving skills, and by keeping that client’s goals as my number one. My work has been defined by the wide breath of endeavors that I’ve encountered. Whether it’s in management/union arbitration, helping large service providers make closing choices, mentoring a CEO, providing expert witness services and testimony, or training an entire nation’s school directors, I am there and helping all the way. In my industry and in related business situations, my consultancy has helped clients succeed and left them better prepared for the future. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Child Psychiatry Expert 517602 OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. My focus is on Child & Adolescent, as well as Forensic Psychiatry. I have worked as Director of a Child Psychiatry Division of a university medical center, where I have also been an Associate Professor. I have performed clinical evaluations of child and adolescent delinquent patients, as well as disability consultations for a retirement board. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Stress Expert 504810 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Neuroscience and Neuroendocrinology with expertise in the effects of various physiological stresses on neuronal activity in the central nervous system, such as brief periods of under-nutrition, moderate exercise, mild psychological stress, and how such stress impacts the brain during child development. I have extensive experience with national research regarding child development, behavioral neuroscience, and psychiatry. I have further experience with studies utilizing nonhuman primates as experimental models with an aim to understand how exposure to common stresses impact on the brain and the systems it controls, including reproductive function, emotion regulation, metabolic regulatory systems and motor control. These experimental approaches include physiological and pharmacological studies with chronically instrumented animals, behavioral studies, identification of neural circuits by immunocytochemical and in situ hybridization technologies, and genetic studies.

Pediatric Developmental Expert 504633 MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Pediatrics with expertise in Child Development. I have served as an infant expert with regard to national guidelines for preventative child health, and have reviewed and served on the editorial boards for publications concerning developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pediatric therapeutics, teratology, child neurology, and neurobehavioral toxicology. I have experience with parenting and substance abuse, preterm births, pediatric preventive services, PTSD, and public health. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

Self Regulation Expert 504592 NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Developmental Psychology with specific expertise in Human Development and self-regulation in young children. I have experience with developmental neuroscience in relation to learning disabilities in children, intellectual development in cases of poverty, experimental neuropsychology, neurobiology, psychoneuroendocrinology, and other sciences contributing to behavioral and cognitive functions in children. I have additional experience with the development of cognitive abilities referred to as executive functions and the ways in which these aspects of cognition are important for school readiness and early school achievement. I am also interested in the development and evaluation of preschool and elementary school curricula designed to promote executive functions as a means of preventing school failure.

Speech And Language Pathology Expert 58950 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in speech and language pathology with both adult and pediatric populations. My expertise includes: diagnosis and treatment of cognitive, speech, language, swallowing, voice, language disorders, and hearing disorders; head trauma; closed head injuries; stroke; toxic exposure resulting in memory loss; word finding deficits; inability to concentrate; attention deficits; slurred speech; autism; Asperger’s Syndrome; and stuttering. I am also experienced with community re-entry strategies for head trauma patients. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

School Operations Expert 318792 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in school operations, management, and supervision and as a teacher. I hold 14 licenses and certifications. I am an expert in school bullying issues and I am NYS DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) Qualified Trainer for Mandated Teacher Training Bullying Workshops. I have additional experience with school related malpractice issues and deliberate indifference. My areas of expertise include school and school district due diligence concerning: administration / management; bullying; playground and recess safety; at risk students; curriculum review; education laws; education programs and services; education supervision; employee dismissal; liability; FAPE and I.E.P. review; litigation support; negligent hiring; performance assessment; placement; school policies, procedures, and practices; restructuring; retention; school evaluation; school security; sexual abuse; special education; staff accountability; student disabilities compliance; student peer harassment; student safety; student supervision; school and school district negligence; and school bus incidents. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Psychology Expert 150054 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a practicing psychologist specializing in adult clinical neuropsychology and pediatric neuropsychology. My expertise includes: comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological evaluations for developmentally disabled adults and children aged 6 and older, language disorders, brain tumors, medical records review, case review, expert witness testimony, disability evaluations, and worker’s compensation evaluations. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Pediatric Expert 350594 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a developmental Pediatric Psychologist specializing in the areas of Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy/Development Delays. I have experience dealing with developmentally disabled child, adolescent and family work as it pertains to issues of crisis; divorce, abuse, affective disorders and attention deficit disorder. I also have experience working with children and families affected with developmental delays, regulatory disorders, retardation, autistic spectrum disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, pervasive developmental disorder NOS, selective mutism and non-verbal learning disabilities.

Pediatric Clincal Psychology Expert 448666 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology with expertise in autism spectrum disorder, traumatic brain injury, closed head injuries, sports-related head injury, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, neuropsychological evaluations, learning disabilities, language disorder, acute and chronic carbon monoxide poisoning, memory disorders, attentional and concentrational disorders, psychiatric disorders including anxiety, depression, mood dysregulation, fitness-for-duty evaluations for at-risk aviators, and outpatient services. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Education Expert 435204 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. My extensive experience includes consulting, mentoring and coaching all types of Early Childcare Education (ECE) programs, as well as validator and consultant for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation program. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Psychology Expert 426396 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years in the field of Professional Psychology. My expertise includes encompasses school accreditation and the accreditation process. I have additional expertise in clinical, developmental, family care, childhood trauma, physical abuse, and adolescent psychology. I specialize in the treatment of children, adolescents, and their families.

Pediatrician Expert 175384 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience as a pediatrician. My expertise includes childhood physical / sexual abuse; Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS); Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP); Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD); lead poisoning; standards of pediatric care; childhood injury and product liability; child and adolescent growth and development; autism and other developmental disabilities; and child custody evaluation. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.