Dr Lawson in HALIFAX
Mental Capacity Act 2005 & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard Assessments • Psychiatric assessments of people with learning disabilities, autism & Asperger's syndrome • Mental Health Act 1983-related assessments of mental disorders • Testamentary capacity & COP assessments • Section 12 approved MHA 1983 • Medical Member, North of England Panel for MHA 1983 Section 12 Approval Applications • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Dr Zakrzewski in EASTBOURNE
I am accepting instructions in all types and phases of legal proceedings. My expertise covers all areas of general & neuropsychiatry, including anxiety, depressive & psychotic disorders, personality disorders, psychological reactions to stress & trauma, learning disabilities, head injuries, autistic spectrum, chronic pain, alcohol & substance misuse. Patients also seen at Brighton, Tunbridge Wells, Kent and London. Email contact preferable Any indispensable postal ...
Mr Hughes in ST HELENS
Children • Adults • Intellectual ability • Functional skills • Literacy • Communication • Police interview • Need for appropriate adult • Understanding of interview caution • Understanding of documents & forms • Readability of documents • Fitness to plead • Capacity to instruct/participate • Special measures in Court • Need for intermediary • Vulnerable witness • Suggestibility • Compliance • Learning difficulty • Disability • Specific learning difficulties • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • ADHD • Attention difficulties • Hyperactivity • Autism • Asperger ...
Dr Bellman in LONDON
Paediatric neurological & development disorders • Learning difficulties • Language difficulties • Vaccine reactions • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • Autistic spectrum disorder • Hearing/auditory problems • Brain injury
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children & young people & their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) & private law (contact & residence) • Advice to Social Services & courts on placement, residential & fostering • Advice on therapeutic input for successful placement • Youth offending: assessment for ADHD, autism, dangerousness, fitness to plead • Risk assessment, presence of mental disorder & pre-sentencing assessments • Personal injury in children & adolescents
Dr Meina in BANBURY
Criminal expert witness • Assessment of violence risk • Substance missuse assessment • Sexual offending assessment & treatment • Assessment & treatment of personality disorder • Assessment & treatment of mental health • Assessment of ADHD • Assessment of autism spectrum conditions • Assessment of cognitive functioning & IQ • Assessment & treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder • Assessment of non-binary gender presentations • Assessment of dementia • Assessment of children & young people charged with grave crime
Dr Knight-Jones in NEWARK
Child development • Brain injury • Childhood Neurodisability & in particular Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disability, Autistic Spectrum Sensory Impairment (Hearing/Vision), Attention Deficit Disorder • I have a particular interest in Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (aka Dyspraxia or DAMP disorder) • Head injury sequelae • Disabilities & problems of premature babies • Birth asphyxia & hypoxia • Developmental delay • Neglect ...
Ms Hopkins in RICKMANSWORTH
Food intolerance - dietary recommendations • Failure to thrive - paediatrics • Enteral feeding - adult & paediatrics • Nutritional requirements - adult & paediatrics • Diet & obesity • Nutritional assessment • Feeding problems • Obesity in children • Dysphagia problems • Dietary assessment • Dysphagia problems - children • Feeding problems - cerebral palsy • Poor growth - children
Mrs Nicholson MBE in CORBY
Asperger's Syndrome • Chief Executive Officer, Action for Asperger's, Registered Charity 1148790 • Doctoral student at Sheffield Hallam University
Ms Williams in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
I am a Registered and Chartered Forensic Psychologist who offers a range of psychological assessment and treatment for adults and children. I have extensive experience in expert reports covering all aspects of forensic psychological assessment, including violence, sex, fire and acquisitive offending, in both adults and children. Examples include: • Sexual and violent offences • Adolescent offending • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Parole board hearings • Forensic neuropsychological assessments • Suggestibility • ...
Dr Horsford in LONDON
Neuropsychological assessments • Parenting assessments • Assessment of cognitive & intellectual abilities • Sexual abuse & risk assessments • Mental health & mental capacity assessments • Disability assessments • Drug use & addiction • Occupational stress & depression • Offender assessment & fitness to plead • Performance & fitness to work assessments • Equality, diversity & human rights • Recruitment & selection • Children Act • Employment Tribunals • Unfair dismissal • Expertise working with black & minority ethnic communities ...
Ms Poate-Joyner in CHICHESTER
Specialist areas include: • Adult mental health • Full range of psychological disorders • Learning disability • Vulnerable adults • Intellectual & cognitive functioning assessment • IQ • Mental capacity • Capacity to consent • Global parenting & family assessment • Risk assessment • Child care proceedings • Sexual abuse • Sexual offences • Trauma • PTSD • Specialist training & expertise in the assessment of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), especially Asperger's Syndrome • Domestic violence • Controlling & coercive behaviours ...
Dr Cullen in LONDON
Special educational needs • Educational tribunals • Teacher practice & support for learning, adult & child • Educational psychology • Fitness to practise work
Mr Richard Curen PhD MACP MA DipPsy MA MSc in LONDON
Risk analysis & risk assessment of adolescents & adults with learning disabilities (LD) or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) around sexual/domestic abuse, arson, violence • Investigative assessments of children & adults with LD or ASD where sexual abuse is suspected but not known • Parenting assessments of parents with LD or ASD in proceedings or in danger of having their children removed • Treatment for offenders with LD or ASD • Treatment for child & adult victims of abuse or other trauma
Dr Osunsanmi in CHELTENHAM
Child, adolescent & family psychiatry • Autism spectrum disorders • Psychopharmacology • Family & attachments • Fitness to plead • ADHD • Aggression & criminality - adolescent
Dr Halari in TWICKENHAM
Family work • Disability • Psychometric testing • Autistic spectrum disorder - diagnostic assessment • Personality • Asperger's disorder - diagnostic assessment • ADHD • Neuropsychological assessments - brain injury • RTAs, ADHD & PTSD • Criminal law • Immigration • Personal injury • Capacity • Negligence • All the above with adolescents, adults & older adults • Dr Halari is an Honorary Lecturer at Kings College, University of London
Dr Croft in HITCHIN
Child protection & child abuse • Child development • Childhood disability • Community paediatrics • Autism • ADHD ...
Miss Dinham in UXBRIDGE
Assessments in: • Medico-legal: psychological aspects of physical injury after road traffic & other incidents, e.g. dog bites, head injury, effects on education • Educational negligence or duty of care in schools (dyslexia, language or autistic spectrum disorders, learning difficulties, bullying) • Clinical negligence: psychological & educational implications • Educational needs of young people • Trained as joint expert witness & in Civil Law (Bond Solon) ...
Dr Donner in LONDON
A Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professions Council and a Chartered Psychologist at the British Psychological Society • Areas of expertise include: • IQ & cognitive functioning • Psychometric evaluation • Suggestibility • Mental capacity • Forensic risk assessment • Diagnosis of autism & Asperger syndrome • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Specialist interest in providing expert witness testimony for cases involving adults with autism, Asperger's syndrome and/or learning disability
Mr Forrester in BY LAURENCEKIRK
My special interests are in forensic issues and diagnosis in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger's syndrome. Working with people affected by ASD since 1991, working closely with forensic and other psychiatric services, social workers, solicitors and the court service since at least 2000. I receive referrals for assessment from various departments, typically considering diagnostic issues, risk, potential involvement of symptoms in criminal behaviour, and recommendation of supports ...