A leader in the field of child development, DR. BONNY FORREST has been an advocate for children and families for over twenty years. As a practicing attorney and a child psychologist, with specialized training in pediatric neuropsychology, she has been a researcher and clinician in academic and medical centers such as the Yale Child Study Center and the National Institute of Mental Health. She has directed clinics serving low-income populations and has conducted a private practice focusing on the assessment of cognitive and other developmental issues in children. She teaches, consults with organizations, serves as an expert witness, and holds positions on a number of advisory boards, including GreatSchools.org. Dr. Forrest is also the creator of Project SKIP: Screening Kids for Intervention and Prevention, which is screening children for social-emotional, cognitive, and developmental issues (http://www.projectskip.com). She appears frequently on FOX, NBC and provides content for numerous other media outlets including Clear Channel Communications and CNN and her own blog at http://www.askdrforrest.com
An engaging speaker, Dr. Forrest presents throughout the United States and internationally. She received her J.D. from Indiana University, and her Ph.D. from Columbia University. Dr. Forrest is the author of Is That Normal? A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Behavior.