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Since 1973, Dr. Imber has continued to serve as a Professor of Special Education as well as an advocate, consultant to parents and schools independent educational evaluator and as an expert witness.
His testimony has been given in federal court, special education hearings, and in superior court for matters of criminal defense. He has also testified in matters pertaining to Family Court on behalf of children or adolescents with special needs.
Dr. Imber has worked on cases with children, adolescents and adults with a broad array of disabilities.
Dr. Imber has also testified as an expert on matters concerning custody and parental termination of rights.
He has been involved in cases from the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.
Dr. Imber has been a presenter at many regional and national conferences. He has published numerous articles various issues pertaining to learning and emotional treatment of students with disabilities. He has special expertise with regard to federal and state regulations on special education including independent educational evaluations, Office of Special Education Program policy opinions and case law on independent educational evaluations.
Dr. Imber earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology with honors from the State
University of New York at Buffalo. He was involved in doctoral studies in Clinical
Psychology at the University of Connecticut. He earned a Master's degree from the
Department of Educational Psychology with a focus on Learning Disabilities at The
University of Connecticut. He completed his doctoral degree from the Department of Educational Psychology with a focus on Emotional and Behavior Disorders at the University of Connecticut.
He currently holds several professional certifications as a teacher of children and adolescents with disabilities. He is also certified as a school psychologist and as an administrator of special education.
His CV is available upon request.
B.A. Psychology (SUNY at Buffalo)
M.Ed. Department of Educational Psychology (special education - learning disabilities),
UCONN (special education - emotional disorders)
Certifications: Rhode Island Department of Education
Grades Pre-K to 12, Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Birth to Kindergarten, early childhood special education
Mild/moderate Special Education, elementary to middle level, mild/moderate disabilities
Grade 7-12, special education, middle to secondary level, mild/moderate disabilities
Special Education Administrator
Grades Pre-K to 12, School Psychologist
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