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Attitudes Toward Emotional Behavioral Disability

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Considering the history of students with Emotional Behavior Disabilities, how have attitudes towards children with EBD changed? What can you do as a professional to spread attitudes of acceptance and understanding among those with prejudices against (or simply miseducation about) students with EBD?

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Attitudes towards children with Emotional Behavior Disabilities have changed over a period. Earlier the attitudes toward EBD were negative. The teachers felt that the inclusion of EBD students in the classroom would adversely affect the teaching of other students. The attitudes have turned positive today. The attitudes today are these students must have positive school experience, develop skills for future academic and career success, develop social skills, and enjoy emotional health. The attitudes of schools and teachers are that teachers can be trained to enable positive interactions among ...

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