mentally ill

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A generic term often used by professionals outside of the field of special education to refer to individuals with emotional or behavior disorders

emotional and behavioral disorders

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A chronic condition characterized by behaviors that significantly differ from age norms and community standards to such a degree that educational performance is adversly affected

tourette's syndrome

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A neurological disorder characterized by motor tics and uncontrollable verbal outburts

clinically derived classification system

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System frequently used by mental health professionals to describe childhood, adolescent, and adult mental disorders

statistically derived classification system

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System developed to analyze patterns of behaviors based on statistical procedures that characterize children and youth with emotional or behavioral disorders

externalizing disorder

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Internal regulation of one's behavior through control of emotions, inner speech, working memory, arousal level, and motivation. Considered impaired in individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

internalizing disorder

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Behavior disorder characterized by anxiety, withdrawal, fearfulness, and other conditions reflecting an individuals internal state.

child maltreatment

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The neglect and/or physical, emotional, or sexual abuse of a child

positive behavioral support

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An alternative approach to punishment; a schoolwide, proactive way of addressing problematic behaviors

person-centered planning

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Useful when developing a student's individualized education program; creates a vsion for pupil's future based on the analysis of his or her own strengths, needs, and preferences