ASLTIP has Speech and Language therapists that are specialists in providing high-quality
speech and language therapy medico-legal and expert witness reports for legal proceedings for children and adults with communication difficulties. Click here to search for Speech Therapists in your area with Medico-legal as a speciality.
They specialise in carrying out and reporting on Legal Assessments including:
Speech and language therapists may be involved with other professionals when they are doing medico-legal work depending on the situation. These may include a psychologist, medical staff, an occupational therapist, education staff, a solicitor, etc.
1. What are your specialist credentials in the area of medico-legal work?
a. What training have you received?
b. How many cases have you been involved with?
c. Can I see an anonymised report?
2. What is your clinical experience of the person’s needs you are asking for?
a. E.g. Autism/dysphasia
3. What is your availability?
a. Discuss your timescale for the report
b. Discuss when /where you require the assessment to be carried out?
c. Discuss if you want your therapist to liaise with other professionals
4. What is the fee?
a. Terms of Engagement should be provided to you
b. The fee structure should be clearly set out detailing tasks and timings.
Each case will be different, it is important to discuss specific details which are relevant, so you are confident with the fee, the process and the therapist you have chosen.
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