The Social Lives of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Self-Contained Classrooms: A Descriptive Analysis

 

Social lives of 14 children with emotional and behavioral disorders (E/BD) in segregated elementary school classrooms were compared with 14 typical students in general classrooms. Children with E/BD had little opportunity to engage in integrated school activities and their school social networks were dominated by individuals affiliated with special education.

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Authors

  • Glen Dunlap
  • Luanne J. Panacek

Prevention Level

  • Tertiary

Audiences

  • Administrators
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams
  • Teachers

System Impacts

  • Classroom Level
  • Individual Student

Categories

  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Elementary School
  • Mental Health