Publisher description for The educator's diagnostic manual of disabilities and disorders / Roger Pierangelo, George Giuliani.


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The definitive resource book for special education teachers
This comprehensive guide provides all the information needed-including definitions, symptoms, characteristics, and types-for the most significant educational disabilities and disorders, presented in language that special education teachers, child group study teams, and school psychologists will understand. Modeled after the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), 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 Assistant Professor at Hofstra University's School of Education.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children with disabilities -- Identification.
Children with disabilities -- Education -- Ability testing.
Children with disabilities -- Medical care.