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Exceptional Children Presentation

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  1. 1. Assessment of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders<br />
  2. 2. Emotional and Behavior Disorders<br />Characteristics of Emotional and Behavior Disorders manifest as:<br />External Behaviors <br />Internal Behaviors<br />
  3. 3. External Behavior<br />Temper tantrums <br />Acting out<br />Aggressive <br />Non-compliant <br />High intensity, low frequency events<br />Disruptive <br />
  4. 4. Internal Behavior<br />Poor social skills, not accepted by peers<br />Withdrawal<br />Depression / Anxiety<br />Obsessions / Compulsions<br />Non-aggressive<br />
  5. 5. Common EBD Diagnosis <br /><ul><li>Depression
  6. 6. Manic / Bipolar disorder
  7. 7. Oppositional defiant disorder
  8. 8. Conduct disorder
  9. 9. Schizophrenia
  10. 10. ADHD
  11. 11. Separation disorder
  12. 12. Obsessive compulsive disorder
  13. 13. Post-traumatic stress disorder
  14. 14. Phobias
  15. 15. Generalized anxiety disorder
  16. 16. Separation anxiety disorder</li></li></ul><li>Assessment Tools: EBD<br />Screening procedures<br />Behavior checklists <br />Behavior-rating scales <br />Observations <br />Interviews <br />Functional Behavior Assessment<br />
  17. 17. Screening Procedure<br />Standardized Screening for Behavioral Disorders (SSBD) and Early Screening Project <br />Used by Head Start to identify children<br />Intervention Prevention and Services, P. L. 99-457<br />
  18. 18. SSBD<br />Uses a multiple-gating procedure:<br />Stage 1: Rank all students according to externalizing and internalizing behaviors<br />Stage 2: The 3 students that rank the highest in both behavioral dimensions are assessed by comprehensive behavior-rating scales<br />Stage 3: If a student score beyond a prescribed limit on the behavior-rating instrument, direct observation in a variety of settings occurs<br />
  19. 19. Behavior Checklists<br />Diagnostic<br />Medical form<br />Completed by Pediatrician / Physician<br />
  20. 20. Behavior Rating-Scales<br />Used during observation by:<br />Teachers, Parents, and School Psychologists<br />Behavior is evaluated by:<br />Rate<br />Intensity<br />Duration<br />Age-appropriateness<br />
  21. 21. Interview<br />Teacher<br />Parent<br />Student-assisted<br />
  22. 22. Functional Behavior Assessment<br />Part of the pre-referral and referral activity, IEP development, review, and revision for students with EBD. <br />Information gathered will serve as the basis for a Behavioral Intervention Plan.<br />Used to identify:<br />Problem behavior<br />The perceived function of the behavior<br />Appropriate replacement behavior<br />
  23. 23. Behavioral Intervention Plan<br />Part of the IEP, the BIP identifies positive intervention strategies that can be used to teach, state behavioral goals and reinforce appropriate behavior through interventions.<br />
  24. 24. Emotional Behavioral Disorders<br />There is no standard test, checklist or procedure in the disorder identification process<br />Intelligence and achievement tests can be used to determine or rule out specific areas of disability<br />Each State Education Agency determines its own guidelines for testing<br />

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