Associate Professor of Special Education
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DegreesPSYD, 1997, Rutgers Univ Univ Coll New Brn; PSYM, 1996, Rutgers Univ Univ Coll New Brn; MS, 1992, St Johns Univ Jamaica; JD, 1992, CUNY Queens Coll; BA, 1987, Coll Holy Cross
Dr. George A. Giuliani is a full-time Associate Professor at Hofstra University's School of Education and Allied Human Services in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation. He is the Director of the Special Education Program at Hofstra University's Graduate School. Dr. Giuliani earned his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, M.S. from St. John's University, J.D. from City University Law School, and Psy.D. Rutgers University Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.
Dr. Giuliani earned Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology. Dr. Giuliani is also a New York State licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, and has an extensive private practice focusing on children with special needs.
Dr. Giuliani 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.
Dr. Giuliani is the Executive Director of The National Association of Special Education Teachers, Executive Director of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, and President of the National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education. He has been a consultant for school districts and early childhood agencies, and has provides numerous workshops for parents, teachers and other professionals on a variety of special education and psychological topics.
Dr. Giuliani is the co-author of The Educator's Diagnostic Manual of Disabilities and Disorders (EDM), The Special Educators Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests, and The Special Educator's Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests, all published by Jossey Bass; the co-author of college textbooks titled, Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach(2nd ed.); Transition Services in Special Education: A Practical Approach; and Learning Disabilities: A Practical Approach to Foundations, Diagnosis, Assessment, and Teaching, all published by Allyn and Bacon; co-author of Why Your Students Do What They Do-and What to Do When They Do It-Grades K-5; Why Your Students Do What They Do-and What to Do When They Do It-Grades 6-12; Creating Confident Children in the Classroom: The Use of Positive Restructuring, and What Every Teacher Should Know about Students with Special Needs, all published by Research Press; co-author of The Big Book of Special Education Resources, and the co-author of an eight book "The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to..." 10-book series, with the titles: The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to IEP Development, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to the 100 Most FAQ Asked by About Special Education the Special Education Process, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Eligibility in Special Education, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Assessment in Special Education, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Working with Students with ADHD, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Response to Intervention (RTI), The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Classroom Management for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Special Education Classroom, The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Classroom Management for Students with Autism, and The Educator's Step-by-Step Guide to Classroom Management for Students with Learning Disabilities.
Teaching InterestsAssessment in special education; Teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders; Legal issues in special education
Research InterestsAssessment in special education; Teaching students with disabilities; Professional development for special educators; Legal issues in special education
Recent Courses Taught
|LAW 2950||SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW||Graduate|
|SPED 102||INCL:MEET SPEC NEEDS IN K-12||Undergraduate|
|SPED 242||PSYCHOEDUC ASSEMENT IN SPC ED||Graduate|
|SPED 272||ADV PSYED ASSMT SPED:CLIN,CLAS||Graduate|