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Educator's Diagnostic Manual of Disabilities and Disorders

ISBN-10: 0787978124
ISBN-13: 9780787978129
Edition: 2007
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Description: 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,  More...

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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.310

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.

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. Pierangelo earned his PhD from Yeshiva University and Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology.

About the Authors
Acknowledgments
An Overview of The Educator's Diagnostic Manual of Diabilities and Disorders
EDM Multilevel Coding System
EDM Categories by Prevalence
Specific Learning Disability
IDEA 2004 Definition of a Specific Learning Disability
Overview of Specific Learning Disabilities
Causes-Etiology of Specific Learning Disabilities
Prevalence of Specific Learning Disabilities
Age of Onset of Specific Learning Disabilities
Gender Features of Specific Learning Disabilities
Cultural Features of Specific Learning Disabilities
Familial Pattern of Specific Learning Disabilities
Comorbidity of Specific Learning Disabilities
Characteristics of Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Implications of Specific Learning Disabilities
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Specific Learning Disabilities
References
Speech and Language Impairments
IDEA 2004 Definition of Speech and Language Impairments
Overview of Speech and Language Impairments
Causes-Etiology of Speech and Language Impairments
Prevalence of Speech and Language Impairments
Age of Onset of Speech and Language Impairments
Gender Features of Speech and Language Impairments
Cultural Features of Speech and Language Impairments
Familial Pattern of Speech and Language Impairments
Characteristics of Speech and Language Impairments
Educational Implications of Speech and Language Impairments
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Speech and Language Impairments
References
Mental Retardation
IDEA 2004 Definition of Mental Retardation
Overview of Mental Retardation
Causes-Etiology of Mental Retardation
Prevalence of Mental Retardation
Age of Onset of Mental Retardation
Gender Features of Mental Retardation
Cultural Features of Mental Retardation
Familial Pattern of Mental Retardation
Characteristics of Mental Retardation
Educational Implications of Mental Retardation
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Mental Retardation
References
Emotional Disturbance
IDEA 2004 Definition of Emotional Disturbance
Overview of Emotional Disturbance
Causes-Etiology of Emotional Disturbance
Prevalence of Emotional Disturbance
Age of Onset of Emotional Disturbance
Gender Features of Emotional Disturbance
Cultural Features of Emotional Disturbance
Familial Pattern of Emotional Disturbance
Characteristics of Emotional Disturbance
Educational Implications of Emotional Disturbance
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Emotional Disturbance
References
Other Health Impairments
IDEA 2004 Definition of Other Health Impairments
Overview of Other Health Impairments
Causes-Etiology of Other Health Impairments
Prevalence of Other Health Impairments
Age of Onset of Other Health Impairments
Gender Features of Other Health Impairments
Cultural Features of Other Health Impairments
Familial Pattern of Other Health Impairments
Characteristics of Other Health Impairments
Educational Implications of Other Health Impairments
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Other Health Impairments
References
Multiple Disabilities
IDEA 2004 Definition of Multiple Disabilities
Overview of Multiple Disabilities
Causes-Etiology of Multiple Disabilities
Prevalence of Multiple Disabilities
Age of Onset of Multiple Disabilities
Gender Features of Multiple Disabilities
Cultural Features of Multiple Disabilities
Familial Pattern of Multiple Disabilities
Characteristics of Multiple Disabilities
Medical Implications of Multiple Disabilities
Educational Implications of Multiple Disabilities
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Multiple Disabilities
References
Autism
IDEA 2004 Definition of Autism
Overview of Autism
Causes-Etiology of Autism
Prevalence of Autism
Age of Onset of Autism
Gender Features of Autism
Cultural Features of Autism
Familial Pattern of Autism
Characteristics of Autism
Educational Implications of Autism
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Autism
References
Orthopedic Impairments
IDEA 2004 Definition of Orthopedic Impairments
Overview of Orthopedic Impairments
Causes-Etiology of Orthopedic Impairments
Prevalence of Orthopedic Impairments
Age of Onset of Orthopedic Impairments
Gender Features of Orthopedic Impairments
Cultural Features of Orthopedic Impairments
Familial Pattern of Orthopedic Impairments
Characteristics of Orthopedic Impairments
Educational Implications of Orthopedic Impairments
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Orthopedic Impairments
References
Hearing Impairments
IDEA 2004 Definition of Hearing Impairments
Overview of Hearing Impairments
Causes-Etiology of Hearing Impairments
Prevalence of Hearing Impairments
Age of Onset of Hearing Impairments
Gender Features of Hearing Impairments
Cultural Features of Hearing Impairments
Familial Pattern of Hearing Impairments
Characteristics of Hearing Impairments
Educational Implications of Hearing Impairments
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Hearing Impairments
References
Visual Impairments
IDEA 2004 Definition of Visual Impairments
Overview of Visual Impairments
Causes-Etiology of Visual Impairments
Prevalence of Visual Impairments
Age of Onset of Visual Impairments
Gender Features of Visual Impairments
Cultural Features of Visual Impairments
Familial Pattern of Visual Impairments
Characteristics of Visual Impairments
Educational Implications of Visual Impairments
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Visual Impairments
References
Traumatic Brain Injury
IDEA 2004 Definition of Traumatic Brain Injury
Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury
Causes-Etiology of Traumatic Brain Injury
Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury
Age of Onset of Traumatic Brain Injury
Gender Features of Traumatic Brain Injury
Cultural Features of Traumatic Brain Injury
Familial Pattern of Traumatic Brain Injury
Characteristics of Traumatic Brain Injury
Educational Implications of Traumatic Brain Injury
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Traumatic Brain Injury
References
Deaf-Blindness
IDEA 2004 Definition of Deaf-Blindness
Overview of Deaf-Blindness
Causes-Etiology of Deaf-Blindness
Prevalence of Deaf-Blindness
Age of Onset of Deaf-Blindness
Gender Features of Deaf-Blindness
Cultural Features of Deaf-Blindness
Familial Pattern of Deaf-Blindness
Characteristics of Deaf-Blindness
Educational Implications of Deaf-Blindness
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Deaf-Blindness
References
Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Disabilities
IDEA 2004 Part C Definition of Early Intervention
Overview of Early Intervention Services
Definition of Infant or Toddler
Eligibility Criteria for Early Intervention Services
Evaluation of Infants and Toddlers for Early Intervention Services
EDM Codes, Definitions, and Explanations of Early Intervention Services
Determination of Services for Infants and Toddlers
The Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Payment for Services for Infants and Toddlers
Transition Services for Infants and Toddlers
Permissions and Authorization to Use Proprietary and Nonproprietary Sources
EDM Diagnosis for the Eligibility of Infants and Toddlers for Early Intervention Services: Birth Through Two Years of Age-EI
Eligibility for Early Intervention Services
Early Childhood Special Education (Preschoolers with Disabilities): Ages Three Through Five Years of Age
EDM Diagnosis of Preschool Children: Ages Three Through Five Years of Age-PS-DD
EDM Diagnosis of a Preschool Child with a Disability Other Than a Developmental Delay as Defined Under IDEA
Developmental Delay Classification for Elementary School Students: Ages Six Through Nine Years of Age
References
Using the EDM in IEP Development
EDM IEP Format Without Explanations of the EDM Codes-Learning Disabilities Individualized Education Program
Emotional Disturbance Individualized Education Program
EDM IEP Format Without Explanations of the EDM Codes-
Orthopedic Impairment Individualized Education Program
Conclusion
Index of EDM Codes by Category
Alphabetical Index of EDM Codes
Disability Clearinghouses and Organizations

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