Whether accessing appropriate educational services or navigating a challenging legal situation, we understand such circumstances can be overwhelming. The Emerge team has substantial experience working with attorneys, school districts, and families to provide comprehensive evaluation services, records review, and/or case consultation on administrative, criminal, family, or civil cases.
Legal Support and Advocacy
- FAPE and IEP needs
- Separation and divorce challenges
- Funding for treatment or living support needs
- Eligibility for services
Expert Witness Services
Our team provides both in- and out-of-state forensic evaluation and consultation services. The thorough and detailed evaluation reports produced by Dr. Huckabee and her team have twice been included in cases reaching the United States Supreme Court.
The Emerge team can address issues including, but not limited to:
- Determination of harm
- Understanding cause of impairment
- Predicting the impact of damage on future functioning
- Impact of a disability on an individual’s legal situation
- Issues of treatment or long-term care needs
- Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) placement and services
- Determining disabilities that may be eligible for state or federal assistance
If you are interested in scheduling a consultation regarding forensic services, please contact our office.
About Dr. Huckabee
Helena Huckabee, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. A nationally recognized expert in Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Trauma, she coauthored a leading text on Autism Assessment, “Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders,” in 2016. Dr. Huckabee was recognized for her forensic contributions by being named Neuropsychology Expert of the Year by Lawyer Monthly in 2017. In addition to Colorado, Dr. Huckabee is also licensed in Nevada.
Dr. Huckabee has served as an expert witness in cases throughout the nation including 18 different states. She has both breadth and depth in her forensic experience, participating in both deposition and trial proceedings. Additionally, she has testified on multiple occasions in due process hearings involving Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) cases throughout the nation.