Emotional and Behavioral Disorders - Coggle Diagram
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Frequent absences from school
Angry, tends to argue
Deteriorating academic performance as age increases
Sometimes below average intelligence
Aggressive or withdrawn behaviors
No empathy for others who struggle
Significant substance absue
Are more likely to be boys than girls & are more likely to be referred for evaluation
can include : aggression, defiance, stealing, lack of self control
have direct and indirect effects on others
"Give students a sense that they have some control over their circumstances"
With these students avoid "power struggles". Teach ways for them to monitor their own actions and help them develop ways to behave better.
Create situations where students must conform to classroom rules and regulations. Give students choices with limitations
"Make sure that students are learning basic skills" such as math or reading skills so it's important to work with special educators to ensure the students succeeds in both academic and social needs.
"Show an interest in students' well-being and personal growth" : Make sure to show students with emotional and behavior disorders that you care about them Take their personal interests to heart.
Greet them warmly when they enter class, help them when they struggle, express concern when they are upset, be supportive when they want to share their work.
Always be alert of these signs that a student may be contemplating suicide!
Withdrawal from social relationships with others
Complete disregard for how others look
Dramatic personality change
Actions signal that they are putting affairs in order
Primarily affects the student with the disorder
Includes:severe anxiety or depression, intense mood swings, isolation from social interactions, & eating disorders
more likely to be girls than boys & can be just as much at risk of failing in school
"Emotional and Behavioral Disorders are identified as students with special needs and qualify for special education services when their problems have a negative impact on the classroom" (Ormrod & Anderman, 172).
Can be a direct result of environmental factors such as family alcohol or drug abuse, stressful living conditions, child maltreatment, etc.
may have special needs disorders such as ADHD or giftedness