EXPERT WITNESS

ARCOS has a well established assessment service

We offer prompt, comprehensive examination from qualified and experienced physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists, with reports for treatment planning, special educational needs statements.  In addition ARCOS provides an Expert Witness service in speech and language therapy, for the Court (see medico-legal service below).

Medico-legal service: speech and language therapy, expert witness service includes:

  • client assessment either at the ARCOS Centre in Malvern or home visits arranged throughout the UK
  • costings for appropriate provision
  • attendance at case conferences or telephone conferencing
  • court attendance as required

Specialist areas:

  • developmental conditions including cerebral palsy
  • acquired traumatic brain injury (children and adults)
  • language disorders including dysphasia
  • swallowing (dysphagia)
  • sensory and perceptual disorders
  • dysarthria
  • voice problems (aphonia/dysphonia)
  • alternative communication (AAC) including signing
  • providing, co-ordinating and evaluating therapy

For more information, please contact our Expert Witness Service Co-ordinator: ew@arcos.org.uk