Emotionaland behavioral issues among children and youth are progressively identified asa crucial issue by researchers, policymakers, parents, and educators. (Blau etal.
, 2010). In addition, O’Connel and Warner (2009) affirmed that emotionaldisturbance (ED), previously referred to as serious emotional disturbance (SED)is classified as an educational disability. The term is frequently applied tothose students whose emotional and behavioral issues are the distinguishedaspect of their educational incapacity resulting for them to struggleacademically. Students with emotional disturbance symbolize a fraction ofstudents with emotional and behavioral disturbance (EBD). It was later onagreed by The Center for Mental Health Services (2013) delivering with a morespecific definition of emotional disturbances. Stating that emotionaldisturbance affects children and adolescents younger than 18 who contain adiagnosable mental, a behavioral or emotional disorder that significantlymeddles with the child’s role on performing in family, school or communityactivities. Childrenundergoing emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) similar to autism spectrumdisorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, as well as conductdisorders experience problems in numerous formative areas, such as socialadaptation and academic achievement. Also, students with emotional disturbancemostly have poor learning, behavioral, and social results (Bradley et al.
2008).Academically, learners with emotional disorder show important difficulties,such as low capacity in recitation, deteriorating grades and high grade –retention rates. (Bradley et al.
, 2008; Stillwell et al., 2011) Becauseof these numerous complications, children and youth diagnosed with emotionalbehavioral disturbance are generally placed in adroitness for special teachingmodified to their own needs. Although the social organization of exclusiveteaching contrasts from nation to nation, these facilities typically cover acontinuum extending from formal education in a habitue classroom to learning ina compound with residential treatment. In wide-ranging, the learning approachof most countries is aimed at setting children with inabilities in the slightestprohibitive surrounding. (Lindsay, 2007). However Wehby (2008) specified thatregardless of these facilities, there are numerous deficits that may bementioned which can be typical of this population.
Study findings show thatmajority of the kids with emotional behavioral disorder in special learningshow maldaptive and disruptive behaviors. Moreover, task-related behaviorsconsisting of sustained attention and motivation are frequently impeded, andeducational underachievement some poing of the complete academic curriculum isfrequently mentioned (Lane et al., 2008)