Garner, P. (2011) Behavioural, emotional and social difficulty (BESD). In: Schools for Special Needs, 2011-2012: the Complete Guide to Special Needs Education in the United Kingdom. 17th ed. London: Kogan Page. pp. 18-23.
The section deals with the context, definition, aetiology and management of BESD in schools. It considers interventions for those pupils experiencing more severe difficulties and provides information regarding potential additional resources and development opportunities in the field of BESD.