Special Education Expert Witnesses

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Special education expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including education law, child psychology, school administration, disability services, and behavioral analysis. Some of the most common specialties among special education expert witnesses include Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional disturbances, and intellectual disabilities. They can opine on the effects of inclusive education, the implementation of special education policies, accommodations for students with disabilities, the effectiveness of special education programs, and the impact of teacher training on student outcomes.

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Special Education Expert Witness

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New York

This expert received his B.S in Psychology and his M.S. in Special Education and Mental Retardation, and a PhD in Special Education from Yeshiva University in 1980. In 2006 he was awarded a position as a Fulbright Senior Specialist and in 2007 was granted the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award. His research includes: special education instructional programming, shaping special education policy,...

School Supervision and Special Education Expert WitnessView profile

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School Supervision and Special Education Expert Witness

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California

This highly qualified educational expert is fully credentialed and certified in all areas of special education. Having earned his MS in special education from Hofstra University and his EdD from Columbia University Teacher's College, this expert has served as a classroom teacher and principal in schools designed to serve special populations as well as general education/mainstream environments. He...

Developmental Disabilities & Administrative Negligence Expert WitnessView profile

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Developmental Disabilities & Administrative Negligence Expert Witness

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Louisiana

This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities as an administrator of health, education, and human services agencies. He earned his BS and MS in special education from Arkansas State University and a PhD in psychology and special education from St. Louis University. He is active in his field as a member of the American...

School Practices and Policies, Special Education, & Leadership Organizational Policies Expert WitnessView profile

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School Practices and Policies, Special Education, & Leadership Organizational Policies Expert Witness

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New Jersey

This highly qualified expert has 40 years of experience in education with expertise in educational leadership, school policy, and administration. He received his MS in educational administration from Kean University and his PhD in educational leadership and organizational policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been certified by the New Jersey Department of Education as a teacher for...

Communication Disorders Expert WitnessView profile

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Communication Disorders Expert Witness

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Maryland

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of communication disorders, with much of her work centered around child language disorders, cognitive-communication disorders and their impact on criminal thinking and behavior, and special education advocacy. She received her BS in computer science and information systems from Shaw University before earning her MEd in...

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Education, Educational Leadership, & Special Education Expert WitnessView profile

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Education, Educational Leadership, & Special Education Expert Witness

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New Jersey

This highly qualified expert has nearly two decades of experience in public school administration. She received her BA in education from Kean College before going on to complete her MA in curriculum and instruction and educational administration from Caldwell College. Finally, she received her PhD in educational leadership from NOVA Southeastern University. She is an active contributor to her...

Special Education Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a Special Education expert witness?

A Special Education expert witness provides insight and testimony based on their knowledge and experience in special education. They can clarify complex issues related to educational standards, policies, and practices.

In what types of cases might a Special Education expert witness be needed?

These experts are often called upon in cases involving disputes over Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), allegations of discrimination, or claims of educational negligence or malpractice.

What subspecialties exist within the field of Special Education that an expert witness might focus on?

Subspecialties can include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, and Early Childhood Special Education.

How can a Special Education expert witness assist in a case involving an Individualized Education Program (IEP)?

An expert can review the IEP, assess its appropriateness for the student's needs, and testify about whether it meets legal and professional standards.

Why is it important to have a Special Education expert witness who has hands-on experience in the field?

Hands-on experience ensures the expert has practical understanding of special education processes, classroom strategies, and compliance with federal laws like IDEA.

How does Expert Institute select its Special Education expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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