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    Special Education Acronyms

     
     
     

    ADA

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    ADHD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    APE

    Adapted Physical Education

    AT

    Assistive Technology

    AU

    Autism

    BIP

    Behavior Intervention Plan

    BOSCO

    Belton Day-Treatment Program

    D/HH

    Deaf/Hard of Hearing

    ED

    Emotional Disturbance

    ECSE

    Early Childhood Special Education

    ELL

    English Language Learner

    ESL

    English as Second Language

    ESY

    Extended School Year

    FAPE

    Free Appropriate Public Education

    FERPA

    Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

    HI

    Hearing Impaired

    ID

    Intellectual Disability

    IDEA

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    IEP

    Individual Education Program

    ISP

    Individual Services Plan

    LD

    Learning Disability

    LEP

    Limited English Proficiency

    MTSS

    Multi-tiered System of Support

    OCR

    Office of Civil Rights

    OHI

    Other Health Impaired

    OI

    Orthopedic Impairment

    O&M

    Orientation and Mobility

    OSEP

    Office of Special Education Programs

    OT

    Occupational Therapy

    Part B

    Special Education – School Aged Children

    Part C

    Special Education – Birth to Two Years Old

    PE

    Physical Education

    PLAAFP

    Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance

    PC

    Process Coordinator

    PT

    Physical Therapy

    SLP

    Speech Language Pathologist

    STAT

    Student & Teacher Assistance Team

    TBI

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    VI

    Visual Impairment

    YCDD

    Young Child with a Developmental Delay