Acronyms

ACRONYMS

 

ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADL - Activities of Daily Living

AI - Auditorily Impaired

APE - Adapted Physical Education

AR - Annual Review

AT - Assistive Technology

AUT - Autistic

BD - Behavior Disorder

BDI - Battelle Developmental Inventory

BIP - Behavioral Intervention Plan

BOE - Board of Education

CA - Chronological Age

CBI - Community Based Instruction

CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute

CI - Communication Impaired

CST - Child Study Team

DCP&P - Department of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly DYFS)

DDD - Department of Developmental Disabilities

DOE - Department of Education

DVR - Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

ED - Emotionally Disturbed

EI - Early Intervention

ELL - English Language Learner (previously ESL)

ESERS - Eligible for Special Education and Related Services

ESLS - Eligible for Speech Language Services

ESY - Extended School Year

FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education

FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FBA - Functional Behavioral Assessment

HI - Hearing Impaired

HOH - Hard of Hearing

ID - Intellectually Disabled

IDEIA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

IEE - Independent Educational Evaluation

IEP - Individualized Education Program

IFSP - Individualized Family Service Plan

LD - Learning Disability

LEA - Local Education Agency

LEP - Limited English Proficient

LLD - Language and Learning Disabled

LRE - Least Restrictive Environment

MD - Multiply Disabled

OCR - Office of Civil Rights

OHI - Other Health Impaired

OI - Orthopedically Impaired

OSEP - Office of Special Education Programs

OT - Occupational Therapy

PCD - Preschool Child with a Disability

PLAAFP - Present Level of Academic Achievement & Functional Performance

PSD - Preschool Disability

PT - Physical Therapy

RTI - Response to Intervention

SEA - State Education Agency

SLD - Specific Learning Disability

TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury

VI - Visually Impaired

WPPSI - Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence

WISC - Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children