Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Read Emotional disturbance. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Define and discuss the characteristics of emotional/behavioral disabilities (EBD). Next, explain the educational implications and how IDEA plays a role in ensuring students are given the appropriate support in the classroom. Further, discuss any of your own personal insights and/or strategies for teaching students with EBD. What challenges have you typically found or would anticipate with teaching students with EBD? How can these challenges be mitigated?