DISABILITY ACCESS: Empowering Tribal Members with Disabilities & Their Families
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Virtual Library on Emotional and Behavior Disorders
What is emotional disturbance? A five-page handout from the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities explains the characteristics that define emotional disturbance.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder. This pamphlet is so good that we included it in the Virtual Library as well as in the link below, so that those who did not have access to the Internet could still read it. Thanks to Dr. James Chandler for giving his kind permission. An example of the very good advice you will find here. "Most children and adolescents with ODD are doing too many things you dislike to include every one of them in a behavior management plan. The key caregivers have to decide ahead of time what sort of thing will just be ignored"
Links on Behavior Disorders
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) " is a psychiatric disorder that is characterized by two different sets of problems. These are aggressiveness and a tendency to purposefully bother and irritate others." Also on this page you will learn about Conduct Disorder. "In some ways, conduct disorder is just a worse version of ODD. ...Conduct disorder is the most serious childhood psychiatric disorder. " This link is extremely useful, with examples of children at different ages who have ODD and CD and discussions of treatments from anger management to different medications.
Fact Sheet on Oppositional Defiant Disorder is short and gives some good, practical advice for parents of children
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