A significant number of birth injury claims include a diagnosis of autism. In this session, Dr Joshua Carritt-Baker, Clinical Psychologist & Practitioner Psychologist looked at the association between birth injury and autism.
What does the science tell us about the causes of autism and is there a danger of false assumptions being made?
Dr Joshua Carritt-Baker provides clinical and neuropsychological services in general, educational and expert witness contexts. He has a particular interest in developmental cognitive neuropsychology and has worked in this area for many years. He is the Managing Director of MPA and the lead developmental psychologist there.
He has taught other clinicians and lawyers on how neurodevelopmental disorders are relevant to family and educational law. He is a founding trustee of the charity RightPro, which brings together clinicians and lawyers to further the understanding of how psychological issues are addressed in education and the workplace.