Michael F. Dorsey

Michael F. Dorsey

Dr. Dorsey has been a Gubernatorial appointed member of the Developmental Disabilities Councils (MDDC) of both Florida and Massachusetts, and chaired the Massachusetts MDDC Governmental Affairs Committee for over six years. Dr. Dorsey has authored several bills relative to the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis and testified on numerous occasions both at the federal and state level concerning proposed legislation, policies and budgets. Currently Dr. Dorsey spends much of his professional time conducting Independent Educational Evaluations for parents and school districts. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) cases, as well as an expert witness in various Probate, Superior, and Federal Court cases involving the education and treatment of individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Education, Director of the Institute for Behavioral Studies, The Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies, Endicott College; Chair, Practice Board of the Association for Behavior Analysis International