Autism Expert Witnesses

Our autism expert witnesses practice in the fields of neuroscience, neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, behavioral psychology, special education, child and adolescent psychiatry, speech therapy, occupational therapy and life care planning.  Expert Institute custom recruits experts to conduct independent medical examinations (IME) and opine on Autism spectrum disorders, developmental disability (acquired and congenital), behavioral therapy, inclusive education, assistive technology, drug interactions, aggression, selective mutism, neurologic injury, cognition, and long-term treatment plans. These experts are residency-trained, board certified, and many have published peer-reviewed Autism research.

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Neurodiversity and Disability Policy Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Neurodiversity and Disability Policy Expert Witness | Florida

This qualified expert specializes in disability, autism, neurodiversity, disability policy, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the intersection of autism and disability with the law. She earned her BSBA in psychology, criminology, and law from the University of Florida before earning her JD from the University of Miami. She is a licensed attorney and is active in her field as an author of...

Applied Behavior Analysis, Developmental Disabilities, & Early Intervention Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile


Applied Behavior Analysis, Developmental Disabilities, & Early Intervention Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This highly-qualified applied behavior analysis expert has 20 years of experience in her field, specializing in autism, developmental disabilities, and early intervention. She earned her BA in clinical psychology from Lock Haven University and her MA in applied behavior analysis from Penn State University. She is a board-certified behavior analyst and certified as a Competent Learner Model coach....

Autism & Behavioral Analysis Expert Witness | IndianaView profile


Autism & Behavioral Analysis Expert Witness | Indiana

This highly qualified expert is board certified in behavior analysis and conducts studies on autism spectrum disorders. She received her MS degree in special education from the University of Illinois and her PhD degree from Indiana University. She is a member of the board of directors at the National Autism Society of America and the vice-president at Northwest Indiana Autism Society of America....


Psychiatry – Autism Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Psychiatry – Autism Expert Witness | New York

This expert in autism spectrum disorders completed his residency in Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and has since pursued academic, research, and clinical work in the field. He is the Clinical Director of the Autism Center at one of New York's largest hospitals and also serves as the Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. A member of the American Academy of...

Child and Family Clinical Psychology Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Child and Family Clinical Psychology Expert Witness | Florida

This highly-qualified expert has 25 years of experience as a psychologist, specializing in child and family psychology issues such as child maltreatment, sexual abuse, trauma,a nd the evaluation and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental, cognitive, behavioral, and mood disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She earned her BS, MS, and PhD in psychology from Florida Institute of Technology, and spent...


Neuropsychology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Neuropsychology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified neuropsychology expert is a licensed psychologist specializing in TBI, autism, and developmental delays. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and went on to receive her MS in clinical health and psychology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in clinical and health psychology with a...

Autism Expert Witness Case Studies

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    Life Care Planner Evaluates Healthcare Costs For Intellectually Disabled Teen

    January 7, 2022

    This autism analysis case takes place in Wisconsin and involves a teenager with a past medical history of autism, disruptive behavior disorder,...

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    School Violence Expert Witnesses Opine on Sexual Abuse of Disabled Students

    April 28, 2020

    This case involves several special needs students who were sexually assaulted by other students in a school in Idaho. The victimized students...

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    Toxicology Expert Discusses Alleged Link Between Supplement Contamination and Autism

    January 6, 2022

    This case involves a nutritional supplement product which the plaintiff in Alaska claimed was contaminated with metallic compounds. The plaintiff...

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    Hospitalist Fails To Diagnose Meningitis In Autistic Child

    May 3, 2018

    This case involves an autistic 11-year-old girl who presented to the pediatric emergency room with high fever, cough, and fatigue. She was diagnosed...

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    Autistic Patient Aspirates After Being Left Unsupervised By Nurse

    May 24, 2018

    This case involves an autistic female patient who was suffering from excessive volitional water intake. She was admitted to the ICU with seizure...

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    Emergency Department Prematurely Discharges Child With Severe Pneumonia

    April 12, 2019

    This case involves a minimally verbal 12-year-old female who presented to the same hospital system pediatric emergency room multiple times over a 3...

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