Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities and Supporting them in the Classroom
Mental illness and disabilities are becoming more prevalent in our students. Specifically, emotional and behavioral disturbance which is also known to be under-diagnosed, thus causing students to not be receiving proper special education services (Garwood, p.123). It is important to understand what EBD is, other related disabilities, and instructional approaches/resources to working with students with disabilities.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Define what emotional and behavioral disability is
- Identify other disorders related to EBD
- Give examples of best practices and strategies for teaching and working with students with EBD.
- Learners will define emotional and behavioral disability
- Learners will examine the prevalence of EBD in school setting
- Learners will identify other disabilities that relate to EBD
- Learners will identify a list of strategies/guiding principles specific to a certain emotional or behavioral disability
- Learners will decide and implement (through writing) how to address a specific situation with a student in crisis