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    Why should an emotional or behavioral disorder be considered a disability?

    How would you explain to someone who is unfamiliar with special education and psychology what is wrong with the children we say have emotional/behavioral disorders?

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    Such disorders are a disability because the child cannot simply "snap out of it." He/She lacks the self-control that most mainstream teachers expect of their students. It is frequently a source of great frustration, or the child who has difficulty functioning successfully in the classroom.

    For the teachers who have ...

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    The expert determines if emotional or behavioral disorder should be considered a disability.