Definition of Emotional/Behavioral Disability (EBD)

May 4, 2014 

Emotional/Behavioral Disability

Definition of EBD

A student with an emotional/behavioral disability has persistent (is not sufficiently responsive to implemented evidence based interventions) and consistent emotional or behavioral responses that adversely affect performance in the educational environment that cannot be attributed to age, culture, gender or ethnicity.

SOURCE: Florida Department of Education

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