Emotional Disturbance (ED)

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A condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects educational performance. An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
A tendency to develop general pervasive moods of unhappiness or depression.
A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems.

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