A Brief Look at the Unique Challenges of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in the Classroom

Emotional and Behavioral disorders are among the most difficult disorders to address in the classroom. Students with these diagnoses do not always appear different, since their disabilities aren’t physical and don’t generally affect intelligence. However, their disability will still inhibit learning. Students diagnosed with emotional disturbance face peculiar challenges. Their inability to “cop[e] with the ordinary demands of life” including…