Services For Attorneys

Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs) For Attorneys

Dr. Steve serves as a consultant, evaluator and expert witness to attorneys regarding child custody, DUI, lead poisoning, educational competence, Miranda warning issues and special education.

  • Overview of the Case: Analysis
  • Review and Analysis of Case Records
  • Independent Educational Evaluations for Academic, Social-emotional and Behavioral matters
  • Case analysis regarding Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Case law review, when necessary
  • Special education expert for due process hearings
  • Special education forensic consultation
  • Research on key legal issues with regards to children with emotional and behavior concerns
  • Expert assessment of parental rights regarding Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE)
  • Consultation with Attorneys on youth with disabilities through special education due process hearings
  • Case analysis from the perspective of key issues
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Services For Parents

Services include children emotional and behavioral consultation & analysis of parental goals/safeguards.

Education Consulting

The background of Dr. Imber includes Forensic Educational Expertise and Independent Evaluations.

Attorney Resources

Experience relevant to participation in case work:

  • Inclusion of students with disabilities (least restrictive environment)
  • Wrongful death of students with disabilities
  • personal injury cases of children and adolescents with disabilities
  • Issues pertaining to readability of parent due process rights
    Miranda Warning Issues for defendants with disabilities (issues of readability)
    school safety issues with students who have special needs
    family court disputes concerning children with special needs
    issues of special education placement – finding the ‘right’ school to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities
  • Criminal defense work with children and adults with disabilities
  • Immigration issues for students with disabilities
  • Expert witness services for students with special needs (disabilities)
  • Research on matters of special education regulation (state and federal) and special education case law
  • Independent educational evaluations implementation and expertise on special education evaluations
  • Analysis of challenging social, emotional and behavioral issues
  • Functional behavioral analysis (FBA) of students with disabilities
  • Teacher evaluation, especially within the field of special education
  • Evaluation of special education policies and procedures for assessment, IEP development and implementation and other such matters
  • Determination of eligibility for special education services
  • Issues of a Free Appropriate Education (FAPE) within the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
  • Issues pertaining to 504 Plans

Special Education Expert Witness For Due Process Hearings

Expert Testimony

  • For matters of academic, social-emotional and behavioral issues
  • Previous experience in special education due process hearings since 1980
  • Consultation for children and youth with ADHD, AUTISM (including Asperger’s Syndrome,
  • Cognitive Delays and Developmental Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities,
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries and other areas
  • Preparation for special education due process hearings (direct and cross examinations)
  • Experience in federal, district, family, superior court matters as well as in due process special
  • education hearings since 1975.
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