The Big Book of Special Education Resources

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Overview

Save time and frustration with this definitive special education resource to locate specialized clearinghouses and disability organizations, toll-free numbers, publications, state-specific entities, and more.

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Editorial Reviews

J.P. Renaud
"Offering vetting and organization that are lacking in a Google result list, this book of resources will be of use to parents, professionals, and students in the field. Guiliani and Pierangelo have compiled and annotated a listing of thousands of national and state organizations that address special education concerns. "
Janice E. Jones
"A fabulous collection of resources. Belongs on the shelves of anyone who is interested in improving the lives of children with special needs both in the academic arena and at home. "
Curriculum Connections
"A comprehensive reference volume that provides the addresses, phone numbers, URLs, and contacts for both national and state organizations and programs. An invaluable resource. "
J. P. Renaud
"Offering vetting and organization that are lacking in a Google result list, this book of resources will be of use to parents, professionals, and students in the field. Guiliani and Pierangelo have compiled and annotated a listing of thousands of national and state organizations that address special education concerns. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412917100
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

George Giuliani is an assistant professor at Hofstra University's School of Education and Allied Health and Human Services, in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation. He is the executive director of the National Association of Special Education Professionals, president of the National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education (NAPCSE), vice-president of the National Association of Special Education Teachers, and an educational consultant for various school districts. He has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of special education and psychological topics.

Giulianiearned Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology.Giuliani is also a New York State licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, and has an extensive private practice focusing on children with special needs. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, Suffolk County Psychological Association, Psi Chi, American Association of University Professors, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Giuliani earned his BA from the College of the Holy Cross, MS from St. John's University, JD from City University Law School, and Psy D from Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.

Giuliani is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators.

Roger Pierangelo is anassociate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University. He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education. He has over thirty years of experience in the public school system as a general education classroom teacher and school psychologist, and is a consultant to numerous private and public schools, PTAs, and SEPTA groups. Pierangelo has also been an evaluator for the New York State Office of Vocational and Rehabilitative Services and a director of a private clinic. He is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist, certified school psychologist, and a Board Certified Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology.Pierangelo is currently president of The National Association of Special Education Teachers, executive director of The American Academy of Special Education Professionals, and vice-president of The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education.

Pierangelo earned his BS degree from St. John's University, his MS from Queens College, Professional Diploma from Queens College, Ph D from Yeshiva University, and Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, Nassau County Psychological Association, New York State Union of Teachers, and Phi Delta Kappa.

Pierangelo is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Seriesfor Special Educators.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Part 1. Clearinghouses and Disability Organizations
Part 2. National Toll-Free Numbers for National Organizations Concerned With Disability and Children’s Issues
Part 3. Disability Publishers Offering Books, Videos, and Journals on Specific Disabilities, Special Education, Parenting, and Other Disability and Special Needs Topics
Part 4. Disability-Related Resources of Organizations and Agencies in the United States That Address Disability-Related Issues
State Agencies Serving Children and Youth With Disabilities
State Chapters of Disability Organizations and Parent Groups
Parent Training and Information Projects
Official State Web Sites, Governors and U.S. Senators, and Other Useful Associations and Organizations
Part 5. Additional Resources
Bullying and Behavior Issues
Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and Individualized Education Programs ( IEPs)
Including Students with Disabilities in State and District Assessments
Learning Disabilities
Teaching Strategies and Materials
Summer Camps for Children With Disabilities

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