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Emotional/Behavioral Disability (E/BD)


Definition

A student with an emotional/behavioral disability has persistent (is not sufficiently responsive to implemented evidence-based interventions) and consistent emotional or behavioral responses that adversely affect performance in the educational environment that cannot be attributed to age, culture, gender, or ethnicity. The corresponding definition is found in State Board of Education Rule 6A-6.03016, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

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Florida Department of Education Resources

Bureau of Exceptional Student Education Discretionary Projects