The Big Book of Special Education Resources (annotated edition)

The Big Book of Special Education Resources (annotated edition)

By: Roger Pierangelo (author), George A. Giuliani (author)Paperback

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With all of the information available on the Internet, how can an educator determine which websites and resources are not only valid but helpful without spending hours (hours she doesn't have to waste) exploring site after site? In "The Big Book of Special Education Resources," Pierangelo and Giuliani offer a comprehensive collection of the best resources and organizations for busy educators that seek assistance in their search for: o Information on specific disabilities o Professional organizations o Federal agencies o Laws/legal issues o Books/videos o IEP information o Inclusion strategies o Resources/lesson plans o University libraries o Classroom materials o Adaptive technology o Medical information o Transportation information o Free materials o Additional funding/grants o Advocate groups o Employment issues.

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About 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. Giuliani earned 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 PsyD 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 an associate 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, PhD 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 Series for Special Educators.

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/02/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412917100
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9781412917100
  • weight: 989
  • ISBN10: 1412917107
  • edition: annotated edition

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