Dr. George Giuliani is the Director of the Graduate School Program in Special Education and a full-time tenured Associate Professor at Hofstra University's School of Education, Health and Human Services. 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 of New York Law School and Psy.D. from Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. He earned Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology, Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology and Board Certification in Special Education from the American Academy of Special Education Professionals. 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, American Bar Association, Suffolk County Psychological Association, Psi Chi, American Association of University Professors, and the Council for Exceptional Children. He 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 provided 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(3rd 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 a 10-book series, with the titles: Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities; Teaching in a Special Education Classroom; Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders; Classroom Management for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders; Frequently Asked Questions About Response to Intervention; Classroom Management Techniques for Students With ADHD; Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process; Understanding, Developing, and Writing Effective IEPs; Special Education Eligibility: and 100 Frequently Asked Questions About the Special Education Process.