The Educator's Diagnostic Manual of Disabilities and Disorders (Paperback)
The definitive resource for special educators, school psychologists, and child group study teams
This comprehensive guide provides all the information needed -- including definitions, symptoms, characteristics, and types -- for the most significant educational disabilities and disorders, presented in a user-friendly format. Using the reauthorized IDEA 2004 Act as a frame of reference, this book is ideal for coding and mapping to IEPs -- the individualized education plans that are key to special education funding. The very first manual created specifically for education professionals, this book addresses a range of disorders and relates their significance to classroom practice, including: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays, Mental Retardation, Traumatic Brain Injury, and many others.
Roger Pierangelo, PhD (Manhasset, NY), has over 30 years of experience as a teacher, psychologist, and director of a private clinic. George Giuliani, JD, PsyD (Melville, NY), is an Associate Professor at Hofstra University's School of Education.
About the Author
Roger Pierangelo, Ph.D., is an executive director of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals. He is an associate professor at Long Island University in the Graduate School of Special Education and Literacy, as well as a licensed school and clinical psychologist. Board certified in child and adolescent psychology, he is the author of numerous books on special education including The Special Educator's Survival Guide and The Special Educator's Book of Lists. George Giuliani, J.D., Psy.D., is an executive director of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals. He is an associate professor and director of the special education program at Hofstra University, as well as a licensed school and clinical psychologist. Board certified in child and adolescent psychology, he is the author of several books including The Special Educator's Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests.