Pupil Services - Special Education


Acronyms

ADA

 Americans with Disabilities Act

ADD

 Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

APE

 Adapted Physical Education

ASD

 Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASL

 American Sign Language

AT

 Assistive Technology

AYP

 Adequate Yearly Progress

BP

 Bi-Polar Disorder

BSP

 Behavioral Support Plan

CAPD

 Central Auditory Processing Disorder

CD

 Cognitive Disability

DD

 Developmental Delay

DI

 Differentiated Instruction

ED

 Emotional Disturbance

EI

 Early Intervention

ELL

 English Language Learners

ESY

 Extended School Year

ETR

 Evaluation Team Report

FAPE

 Free and Appropriate Public Education

FAS

 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FBA

 Functional Behavior Assessment

FERPA

 Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

HI

 Hearing Impairment

IAT

 Intervention Assistance Team

IDEIA

 Individuals with Disabilities Educational Improvement Act of 2004

IEP

 Individualized Education Program

IFSP

 Individualized Family Service Plan for Early Intervention

IQ

 Intelligence Quotient

IS

 Intervention Specialist

LEA

 Local Education Agency

LEP

 Limited English Proficiency

LRE

 Least Restricted Environment

MD

 Multiple Disabilities

MFE

 Multi-Factored Evaluation

MRDD

 Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

NCLB

 No Child Left Behind

OCD

 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

ODD

 Oppositional Defiant Disorder

OHI

 Other Health Impairment

O/M

 Orientation and Mobility

OT

 Occupational Therapy

PBS

 Positive Behavior Support

PDD

 Pervasive Developmental Disorder

PLOP

 Present Levels of Performance

PT

 Physical Therapy

PTSD

 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

SEA

 State Education Agency

SLD

 Specific Learning Disability

SLP

 Speech and Language Pathology

SSI

 Supplemental Security Income

SWD

 Student with Disability

TBI

 Traumatic Brain Injury

VI

 Vision Impairment

504

 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

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