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Chapter 1: Trying to Understand Children with EBD
Before I attempted to probe into and hopefully reveal the hidden worlds of my pupils' minds there were some issues that I felt were essential to consider.
- Why do we want to better understand those children who do not conform or who challenge authority?
- What exactly do we mean by EBD and what theories help us to understand related behaviours?
- How can we increase our understanding of the behaviour of children with EBD?
- What are the nature, extent and impact of previous and current attempts at exploring the perceptions of children with EBD?
Some possible answers to these questions are briefly outlined.
The answer ...