Special Professor of Law
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
M.S., St. John’s University
M.A., Rutgers University
J.D., City University of New York School of Law
Psy.D., Rutgers University
Dr. George Giuliani is a full-time Associate Professor at Hofstra University’s School of Education, Health and Human Services and the Director of the Graduate School Program in Special Education. He is also a Special Professor at Hofstra University’s School of Law, where he teaches Special Education Law. 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 School of Law and M.A. and Psy.D. from Rutgers University. He earned Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Advanced Child and Adolescent Psychology, Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Forensic Sciences from the International College of Professional Psychology and Board Certification in Special Education from the American Academy of Special Education Professionals.
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.
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 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 various articles in the New York State Family Law Review of the New York State Bar Association. He is the co-author of The Educator’s Diagnostic Manual of Disabilities and Disorders (EDM), The Special Educator’s 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 the college textbooks 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, 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, all published by Corwin Press.