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
Mrs Kirk in ELY
Paediatric speech & language therapy • Development delay • Speech & language disorders • Autism spectrum disorder • Cerebral palsy • Down syndrome
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...
Mr Cousins in LEEDS
Psychological functioning: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, capacity, suggestibility, autistic functioning • Forensic mental health: • All aspects of psychological assessment, including aggression, arson, self-injury • Preparation of reports for mental health review tribunal, local review board • Assessment of personality disorder, re-offence risk, mitigating factors • Sexual offending: • Assessment & treatment of sexual offenders against adults & children,...
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
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 Meina in BANBURY
Criminal expert witness • Assessment of violence risk • Substance misuse 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
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...
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 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 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 • Autism advocacy
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 in London by arrangement. Email contact preferable...
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 Dr Knight-Jones specialises in neurodisability & child development.
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children & young people & their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) • 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 • Gaming & technology addiction • MSc in Healthcare Leadership
Dr Lyle in BRISTOL
Criminal Justice Expert Reports (defence/prosecution) Special areas of expertise: • Psychometric Testing • Learning Difficulties • Memory Testing • Suggestibility • Head Injury • Asperger's and Autistic disorders • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder • Detection of Malingering or otherwise • Sexual Offences • 'Viewing' offences...
Dr Bains in THATCHAM
I am a trained psychiatrist and have a masters in mental health law. I work as a forensic psychiatrist and have expertise and experience of providing evidence in legal proceedings to courts. I have specialist expertise in learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. I have provided second opinion reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals. I am able to provide psychiatric reports and advice on matters such as fitness to plead.
Dr Croft in HITCHIN
Child protection & child abuse • Child development • Childhood disability • Community paediatrics • Autism • ADHD • Given evidence in court 200+ times...
Dr Brow in email contact only
All aspects of general adult psychiatry: • Schizophrenia • Bipolar disorder • Transient/drug-induced psychosis • Depression • Personality disorder • Substance misuse • Dual diagnosis • Adjustment disorder • Anxiety disorder • PTSD I take forensic cases (including murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery with violence) and civil cases. Other interests include autistic spectrum and OCD, fitness to plead, head injury and psychiatric impact, medical competence and negligence, memory impairment, mild cognitive impairment,...