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 EducationImprovement 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