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Educating Students with Emotional Disturbances: A National Perspective on Programs and Services

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emotional disturbance, EH, ESE, elementary, middle, high school, school, education, SEELS, NLTS2, school-based, SED, ED


Krista Kutash


This article presents results of a study of students with emotional disturbances (ED) and their experiences at the elementary, middle, and high school grade levels. In addition, school characteristics, resources, educational programs and services are discussed. Data are from the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study (SEELS) and the National Transition Study-2 (NLTS2).


Wagner, M., Friend, M., Bursuck, W., Kutash, K., Duchnowski, A., & Sumi, W. C. (2006). Educating students with emotional disturbances: A national perspective on programs and services. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 14, 12-30.