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Emotional and Behavioral Disorder (EBD)

For the purpose to provide information parallel to the special education (exceptional education) services within most educational institutions, an Emoional and Behavioral Disorder is a 

disorder that minifiested with extreme difficulties with both emotions and behaviors.

Emotional and Behavioral disorders (EBD) make it difficult for a child to regulate emotions and make appropriate behavior choices in a wide variety of situations.

Children with EBD often have difficulty with:




anxiety or depression...

 social interactions...

Causes of EBD

It is believed that some of the risk factors and potential causes for EBD include instability in home life, traumatic or adverse experiences, and history of behavioral disorders within the family of the person suffering. Past physical, sexual, or psychological abuse are risk factors for EBD.


Other factors which increase the possibility of developing EBD include:

  • Malnutrition

  • Substance abuse during pregnancy of the biological mother

  • Too rigid or too lenient of parenting style

  • Neglect

Is EBD common?

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), 5.1% of all U.S. children ages 4-17 years were reported by parents as having serious emotional or behavioral difficulties. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), emotional and behavioral disorders affect 10-15% of children globally.

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Our Presentation...

Education Series 104 - EBD: - A Better Understanding of Education, Eligibility, and Teaching Methods


This informative presentation is designed to help individuals gain a better understanding of EBD, provides a clear understanding of local/state eligibility requirements, and suggests methods of instruction for classroom teachers. 

Our goal is simply to provide an informative, yet entertaining presentation, that prepares each parent and school-based professional to address the academic, behavioral, social, and/or emotional needs of children. 

To speak to an iSKILLS, LLC represenative to book this presentation, simply contact us at 

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