‘ALN’ stands for Additional Learning Needs. Individuals that have various difficulties (such as a physical, emotional, behavioural, or learning disability or impairment) that causes an individual to require additional or specialised services or accommodations (such as in education or recreation) students with special needs.
‘EBD’ stands for Emotional Behavioural Disorder (often referred to as 'Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties) EBD is a broad term often used to group a range of more specific difficulties such as behaviour which interferes with an individual's own learning or the learning of their peers.
Mental health is not just the absence of mental disorder. It is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.