Individualized Assessment and Instruction in the FCS Classroom
Individualized Assessment and Instruction in the FCS Classroom FCS 469
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Emotional Disturbance Description Children and youth with emotional disturbance are a heterogeneous group of young people with a variety of strengths and needs The term means a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child39s educational er an 0 EA An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual sensory or health factors 0 B An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers 0 C Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances D A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression E A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems 0 F The term includes schizophrenia The term does not apply to children who are socially maladjusted unless it is determined that they have an emotional disturbance de ned under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA Public Law 101476 Emotional Disturbance has been linked to Schizophrenia Hyperactivity Suicide Panic Disorder Behavioral Disorders ManicDepressive Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Disorders Depressive Disorders Eating Disorders and more cit Accommodations Keep child busy and active Provide emotional behavioral disability classroom instruction allowing for individual attention Give social skills instruction to address emotional issues Monitor behavioral and academic progress Offer behavior modi cation Present family with information about child s condition Make available psychologists andor psychiatrists and mental health professionals for child with emotional disturbance Provide youths with empowerment and individual help Offer functional community referenced assessments assistance for choosing a job Provide opportunities for natural consequences Accept and Support who and what the child currently is Treatment Centers o Boulder Creek Academy is located within the state of Idaho and is licensed by the Idaho Department of Heath and Welfare The Academy was established to help students with emotional and learning disorders and provide a strong academic and college preparatory curriculum 0 There are schools that are designed to help students who are emotionally disturbed such as the educational services provided at Rice Children39s Center in Evanston Illinois This is a residential treatment facility for severely emotionally disturbed children This Center helps to aid students while they attend EvanstonSkokie School serving 6998 students 0 Students with an emotional disorder may seek counSeling to help them overcome their emotional39disorders At Loyola University in Chicago counseling services are offered to students to assist them with their education at Loyola Bear River Residential Treatment Center is a place where male teens making wrong choices can get the help they need The clinical staff and director are experienced educated and well trained They have a highly successful track record of making positive changes with individuals that struggle with issues like oppositional de ant behavior sexual abuse depression substance abuse and more Incidence 0 Up to one in ten may suffer from a serious emotional disturbance o Emotional disturbance is the third largest category of students with disabilities For the school year 199495 428168 children and youth with a serious emotional disturbance received services in the public schools Eighteenth Annual Report to Congress US Department of Education 1996 o For the school year 199596 438217 children and youth with a serious emotional disturbance received services in the public schools Nineteenth Annual Report to Congress US Department of Education 1997 o For the school year 199899 463172 children and youth with a serious emotional disturbance received services in the public schools Nineteenth Annual Report to Congress US Department of Education 2000 0 23 of all young people with emotional disturbance are not getting the help they need 0 Approximately 9 to 13 of children ages 9 to 17 have a serious emotional disturbance with substantial functional impairment and 5 to 9 have a serious emotional disturbance with extreme functional impairment due to a mental illness Boys tend to have more problems with emotional disorders than girls do Some reasons why may be as follows 0 When both boys and girls are equally misbehaving at school boys receive more frequent and severe penalties 0 Boys particularly lowachievers receive 8 to 10 times the reprimands of their female classmates These reproaches are more likely to occur in front of classmates where girls are more frequently taken aside in private 0 Boys are removed from classrooms and serve more detention than girls They comprise 71 of all school suspensions and are expelled at even higher rates 0 Boys drop out of school 4to1 over girls receive more quotF39squot have lower grade point averages more grade repetitions and failures to graduate o The majority of school violence victims are males who also represent about 34ths of all assaults homicides and suicides Boys are the minority of valedictorians academic scholarship winners and are in fewer clubs student governments and school newspapers than girls Males now number only 44 of college admissions and 41 of graduate students Almost 23 of high school girls go on to college only slightly more than 12 of high school boys do Those without college degrees are killed on the job 20to1 over women 714 of children will experience an episode of major depression before the age of 15 2030 of adult bipolar patients report having their rst episode before the age of 20 Out of 100000 adolescents 2 to 3 will have mood disorders and 8 to 10 will commit suicide 0 O Manifestations O Hyperactivity short attention span impulsiveness Aggression o Selfinjurious behavior 0 Aggression towards other people 0 Aggression towards animals 0 Destruction of property 0 Acting out 0 Fighting Withdrawal failure to initiate interaction with others retreat from exchanges of social interaction excessive fear or anxiety Immaturity inappropriate crying temper tantrums poor coping skills Learning dif culties academically performing below grade level Distorted thinking Excessive Anxiety Bizarre motor acts o Abnormal mood swings Deceitfulness lying or stealing Serious violations of rules Unique Issues 0 Depression is a disturbance in mood thought and body characterized by varying degrees of sadness disappointment withdrawal isolation loneliness hopelessness selfdoubt and guilt 0 Hyperactivity has been de ned as an impulse disturbance and is often called hyperkinesis This is a group of symptoms or syndrome that is characterized by a higher than normal activity level The children are highly excitable impulsive and easily distracted and many have learning disabilities 0 Schizophrenia is a medical illness that causes strange thinking strange feelings and unusual behavior Some of the common signs include 0 000000000 0 0 There are many myths and facts about emotional disturbance Some truths are Trouble telling dreams from reality Seeing things and hearing voices which are not real Confused thinking Vivid and bizarre thoughts and ideas Extreme moodiness Odd behavior Ideas that people are out to get them Behaving like a younger child Severe anxiety and fearfulness Confusing television with reality Severe problem in making and keeping friends 0 Mental disability is not a contagious disease 0 Intellectually disabled people are not insane or mentally ill 0 People with an emotional disability do have feelings Resources 1 httpwww quot 39 39 htm Brief descriptions and explanations Lists many resources for future use 2 httpwww omquot J J quot html Website designed to help identify people with depression 3 httpsd assortment quot quot ity rlishtm Brief explanation of hyperactivity 4 httpCecn air m 70tbintrohtm Explanation of what is known and what is not about EBD 5 httpwwwnmhaorgjchildrengreenFactspdf and httpwww nmha quot index r 11 Includes some of the incidence rates 6 httpwwwnamixrg1facthtm National Alliance for the Mentally 111 Percentage of children with emotional disturbances 7 httpwww n 39wawDetailedOOShtml Details about schizophrenia in children and the effects 8 httpmr mher anl om 39str ag 39 This website provides Myths and Facts about education and learning disabilities as found by Jules Ohrin Greipp who is a school psychologist 9 littpzVWWW norgt wrts litml On this website facts are presented about the incidence of emotional disturbances and the factors that contribute to emotional disturbances 10 hitp wtyn pigg ggl jwi gooniimllm 1 Lb 1m This website shows myths next to facts about mental disabilities This showed a good comparison of what people believe and what is actually true 1 l httnx39 wwnvixcommennnwkipnbovshtm This website was very helpful in explaining why boys have more emotional disorders than girls do and explains the incidence levels of different situations contributing to emotional disorders 12 JEDQLLB39W39W mh mu39m quotomnurst if quot quot 39 him Narsad Research into Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents Primarily concerned with depression and bipolar disorder the symptoms and suggested treatments ww4thcrapvcom Extensive list of mood disorders and links to ormation and sites Diagnostic tests for seventeen different disorders 14 http39wwwmerchcom The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy An in depth description epidemiology and etiology of several severe mood disorders 15 httpwwwpitteduresearchcityhtm A support group for children with mood disorders and a research source for parents and teachers
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