Undivided: Emotionally Disturbed (ED) Class Definition - Parent Questions

What is an ED (Emotionally Disturbed) class?

Parent Question
Mar. 14, 2022Updated Jun. 28, 2022

Districts have programs specific to students with emotional disturbance eligibility. These programs support behavior and social-emotional wellbeing and development, and generally have ready access to a therapist daily. Students are generally on a general education curriculum.

For more, see our article Placement Options and the Least Restrictive Environment.


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