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PSYC305 Chapter 6 Notes

PSYC305 Chapter 6 Notes - d A general pervasive mood of...

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Chapter 6- Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders -IDEA ’04 defines emotional disturbance as: 1) A condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child’s educational performance. a) An inability to learn which cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors. b) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationship with peers and teachers. c) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances
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Unformatted text preview: d) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression e) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems. 2) Emotional disturbance included schizophrenia. The term does not apply to children who are socially maladjusted unless it is determined that they have an emotional disturbance. - Forness and Knitzer (1992) proposed that a new term, emotional or behavioral disorder (EBD), replace the term serious emotional disturbance used in IDEA....
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