Optometry Expert IL 531373

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Optometry with expertise in pediatric eye and vision care, amblyopia, strabismus, binocular vision dysfunction, vision development, vision information processing, acquired brain injury, optometric vision therapy, orthoptics, developmental optometry, vision therapy, genetic anomalies, and patients with special needs (developmental disability. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions and courtroom testimony.

Pediatric Physical Therapist Expert Witness CA 530803

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 Witness PA 530152

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.

Neuropsychology Expert Witness CA 529725

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in clinical psychology with expertise in neuropsychology, developmental disabilities (e.g., attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disorders, language disorders, autism spectrum disorder, or neurodevelopmental disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure), psychiatric concerns (e.g., mood disorders, anxiety), and medical conditions (e.g., head injury, seizure disorder, brain tumor). I also conduct developmental assessments of preschoolers (ages 3-5), which includes assessment of cognitive and behavioral functioning, play observation, and evaluation of parenting strategies. I am offering my services as a neuropsychology expert witness.

Home Health Nurse Expert Witness 169373

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the long-term care field which includes non-medical facilities such as residential care, assisted living, home care and day care programs. I have been an advocate for improving community care for residents/clients/consumers, as well as care homes/facilities since 1985. Since 1990, I have been teaching, writing/publishing standards for the non-medical care and medical care industry. I have consulted as an expert on cases in over a dozen states. I am familiar with both state and federal laws and standards. Over the years, I have authored more than 26 books on care facility standards. For several years, through American College of Community Care Educations, I was in charge of publishing the laws and state policies for homes for the elderly and developmentally disabled and day care programs. I have spent over 25 years offering deposition, consultations, and expert testimony as a long-term care expert witness.

Long-Term Care Expert Witness CA 169373

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the long-term care field which includes non-medical facilities such as Residential Care, Assisted Living, Home Care and Day Care Programs. I have been an advocate for improving community care for residents/clients/consumers, as well as care homes/facilities since 1985. Since 1990, I have been teaching, writing/publishing standards for the non-medical care and medical care industry.
I have consulted as an expert on cases in over a dozen states. I am familiar with both state and federal laws and standards. Over the years, I have authored more than 26 books on care facility standards. For several years, through American College of Community Care Educations, I was in charge of publishing the laws and state policies for homes for the elderly and developmentally disabled and day care programs. I have spent over 25 years offering deposition, consultations, and expert testimony as a long-term care expert witness.

Social Work Expert Witness FL 522029

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.

Physical Therapy Expert Witness 519331

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.

Psychology Expert Witness SoCal 523793

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 20 years in the field of psychology with expertise in adults, adolescents, and couples and groups with about every major mental disturbances; those that are dual diagnosis, working in in area of mood disorders and the application of Cognitive Behavior Therapy; and developmental disabilities. I have prior experience providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a psychology expert witness.

Occupational Therapy Expert Witness 524156

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 5 years working as an Occupational Therapist. My areas of expertise include providing respiratory, developmental, rehabilitative and restorative services for patients; independently providing appropriate interventions to facilitate learning of skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity; and to restore or maximize independence in daily living. I am offering my services as an occupational therapy expert witness.

Pediatric Neurology Expert Witness 452434

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience as a practicing and consulting neurologist, pediatric neurologist, neuroscientist, and environmental health expert. The specific areas of my clinical scientific expertise include: traumatic brain injury, headache/migraine, neurotoxicology, metabolic neuroscience, movement disorders, environmental health, and the autism spectrum disorders. I also have unique expertise and experience, as well as an additional masters degree in architectural sciences, with a focused interest in human safety, injury prevention, neuroergonomics, kitchen design, neurobiology of aging and the assisted living facility milieu and the Sick Building Syndrome. I have developed teaching models in environmental science and nutrition for the education of scientists and have taught, lectured, and presented my research to symposia and international societies. My work in these areas has been published in global scientific literature by a variety of journals and publications, including: Neurology, Headache: the Journal of Head and Facial Pain, Pediatrics, and International Journal of Thoracic Diseases. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Social Services Expert Witness 501382

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.

Special Education Expert 517188

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Education. I have worked with public, parochial, and private schools in a multitude of areas including curriculum, teacher evaluation, special education, learning difficulties, school safety, school placement, programming, school discipline, learning, psychological evaluations, reading disorders, assistive technology, speech and language needs, occupational therapy needs, social skills, transition, child custody, school discipline (detention, suspension, expulsion), college admissions, post secondary educational options, transition, plagiarism, common core standards, child custody relocation cases, and more. I am detail-oriented and well read in my field. As a former teacher and grade level high school principal, I have practical experience as well as a strong theoretical background. I remain current with evidence based programs, educational pedagogy, educational programming, and instructional approaches.

Pediatric Neurology Expert 507189

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Medicine with expertise in Pediatric Neurology. As a Pediatric Neurologist, I have experience with Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, movement disorders, Child Neurology, Tourette’s Disorder, epilepsy, and migraines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Self Regulation Expert 504592

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.

Forensic Psychologist 127977

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Practicing Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. My expertise includes employment evaluations, discrimination, competency to proceed to trial, sexual harassment, psychological damages, and the effects of psychological states on an individual’s actions and decisions. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

School Operations 318792

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 150054

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.

Disability Examination 96739

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in clinical psychology specializing in disability examinations, vocational rehabilitation, and forensic examinations. My expertise includes: biofeedback; corrections counseling; developmental / learning disabilities diagnostics; independent medical examinations (I.M.E.s); pain control / evaluation; personal injuries; psychotherapy; trauma and traumatic stress; wage analyses; and workers compensation. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Developmentally Disabled 500098

Expertise Description

I have more than 38 years of experience working with developmentally disabled children and adults in a community residential setting. I have worked in small and large facilities for the intellectually disabled and developmentally disabled in non-profit and public sectors. I established group homes in Ohio, Arizona, Virginia, Kentucky as well as West Virginia. My experience also included working with multi-handicapped residents with autism, accidental death, severe seizure disorders, cerebral palsy and psychiatric disorders often requiring behavior intervention and psychotropic medication. I have extensive experience in relation to Standard of Care issues in group homes, knowledge of State Licensure and regulation guidelines and several cases pertaining to wrongful death and personal injury. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Pediatric 350594

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.

Pharmacology 395551

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Psychiatry with expertise in Pharmacology. I have experience with inpatient mental health, brain damage, brain disorders, medical and psychiatric sequelae of various substance use disorders and their treatment, primarily psychostimulant and opioid addictions. I conduct medical and psychiatric evaluations, help develop and conduct research protocols, and prepare applications for human subjects review. I diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders and addictions by implementing appropriate and effective behavioral and pharmacotherapies. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Transit 448487

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Transit Civil Rights with expertise in training, federal compliance, safety consulting, and program and policy development. I have additional experience in American With Disabilities Act (ADA) analysis, compliance reviews and policy development, environmental justice, as well as paratransit compliance, buses, bus stop accessibility and amenities, and accessibility guidelines for transit vehicles. I have knowledge in Transit equity analyses on proposed service and fare changes, development of FTA required Title VI update plans, development of DOT required Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plans, and development of public participation plans for minority, developmentally disabled, and low-income populations.

Nutrition 448936

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Nutrition and Diet with knowledge in nutritional assessments and developmentally disabled individual care plans, evaluation of food service departments and maintaining industry standards, kitchen inspections, and development of protocols for assessing Quality Assurance. I have additional expertise in classes on food safety, food preparation, general nutrition education, nutritional counseling, weight loss, diabetes, and therapeutic diets. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Psychology 390761

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Psychology. My expertise consists of psychological counseling and analysis, psychological testing and forensic assessment, neuropsychological assessments, neuropsychological evaluations, adult psychology, and rehabilitation. My experience involves treatment for the following issues / groups: mentally challenged, developmentally disabled, sex offenders, family, group, couples, incest, murder, adolescents, drunk drivers, and the behaviorally disturbed (substance abuse, chronic schizophrenics, etc.). I have additional experience with inpatient mental health, populations of the gero-psychiatric and psychiatric / neuropsychological units. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Psychiatry 166002

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Psychiatry. My expertise includes advanced aspects in psychopharmacology and therapy and mood disorders including major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders including panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; psychotic illness such as schizophrenia and delusional symptoms related to major depression and bipolar disorder; substance abuse and dependence, and issues related to this illness; developmental disabilities, and behavior challenges related to this illness; behavior and mood changes of individuals with traumatic brain injury; and dementia and other cognitive challenges among older adults. My clinical experience includes general adult psychiatry, evaluation and treatment of patients found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, clinical outpatients, and treatment of individuals with mental illness, and medication management and therapy for adolescents, adults, older adults, and individuals with developmental disabilities.  My further consultations consist of patient education of medications and forensic issues, court-ordered evaluations, and independent medical evaluations related to disability, fitness for duty, and psychiatric issues concerning vocational rehabilitation. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mental Health 368132

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the fields of Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Managed Care, Mental Retardation, Inpatient Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. I am highly experienced as a manager of large systems of Metal Health and Mental Retardation care in New York and Massachusetts. My expertise includes areas of Inpatient and Outpatient treatment and all forms of Mental Health treatment in Community settings, including standards of practice in Group Homes, health maintenance organizations, Community Residences, Halfway Houses, Emergency Services, Case Management, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Social / Vocational, Behavioral Health Managed Care (HMOs), Record Review, Developmentally Disabled, Vocational Services, Accreditation Standards, Quality Assurance, and Management / Fiscal, System Design and Community Support. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Pediatrician 175384

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.