Emotional Impairment and Psychology in the Classroom


  • Kathryn Lee Souders University of Michigan


Behavior, Classroom, Education, Emotional Impairment, Learning, Psychology


This paper addresses students with emotional impairment and the educational psychology behind aiding these students in the classroom setting. Learners in the K-12 grade levels have a variety of emotional impairments that can affect classroom behavior and performance. Behaviors and actions are caused by many underlying psychological stressors and triggers. In examining these, specific strategies and teaching techniques to help emotionally impaired students become a working part of the learning environment are important for their achievement.


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