RESOURCES BY DISABILITY
EMOTIONAL OR BEHAVIORAL DISTURBANCE
Often referred to as EBD. This designation is the umbrella term for all disabilities that cause behaviors that are inappropriate for their age. These behaviors can be expressed internally, externally, or both. The behaviors have to be shown over a long period of time and be severe enough that it keeps the student from being able to fully participate in school.
SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABLITY
Also known as SLD or LD. A term for when there is a gap between what a student can do, their potential, and the results that parents, teachers, and counselors see din the classroom or on tests. This gap can be present in reading, writing, or math. It can be caused by deficits in a range of processing areas including visual, auditory, and memory.