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Special Education Acronyms

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASR Assessment Summary Report

ATC Assistive Technology Center

B/VI Blind/Visual Impairment

BIP Behavior Intervention Plan

CA Chronological Age

CAC Community Alternative Care

CADI Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals

CAP Corrective Action Plan

CBVT Community Based Vocation Training (Transition Plus)

CEC Council for Exceptional Children

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CLASS Coordinating Learner for Academics and Social Success (A Federal Setting III academic support program for kids significantly discrepant from their peers)

CNS Central Nervous System

COTA Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

CP Cerebral Palsy

CTARS Comprehensive Teaming to Assure Resiliency in Students (Team that considers interventions for students)

CTIC Community Transition Interagency Committee

CUHCC Community/University Health Care Center

DAPE Developmental Adapted Physical Education

DCD Developmental Cognitive Delay

DD Developmentally Delayed

D/HH Deaf/Hard of Hearing

DHS Department of Human Services

D.L.C. Disability Law Center

DPF Due Process Facilitator

DPP Due Process Paraprofessional

DSM IV Diagnostic Statistical Manual 4th Edition

EACHCA Education for All Handicapped Children Act

E/BD Emotional/ Behavioral Disorders

ECSE Early Childhood Special Education – Birth to Five

ESL English as a Second Language

ESY Extended School Year

EVALUATION Testing to determine disability status and eligibility for special education services

FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education

FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FBA Functional Behavior Assessment

Federal Setting Refers to the percentage of time a student spends in Special Education, away from regular ed peers: Federal Setting I Less than 21%

Federal Setting II 21% - 60%

Federal Setting III 60% or more

Federal Setting IV Separate Special Ed Site

Federal Setting V Public hospital, day treatment, correctional facility, etc.

FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FR Federal Register

GPCDD Governor’s Planning Council of Developmental Disabilities

HCJC Hennepin County Juvenile Center

HI Hearing Impaired

ICALL International Center for Accelerated Language Learners

IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (formerly the Education for the Handicapped Act)

IDELR Individuals with Disabilities Education Law Report

IDT Intensive Day Treatment

IEE Independent Educational Evaluation

IEIC Interagency Early Intervention Committee

IEP Individual Education Plan

IFSP Individual Family Service Plan

IIIP Individual Interagency Intervention Plan

IQ Intelligent Quotient

ISD Independent School District

LCTS Local Collaborative Time Study

LEA Local Education Agency (school district)

LD Learning Disability

LRE Least Restrictive Environment

MA Medical Assistance

MICE Mother and Infant Care Education

M/MMI Mild/Moderate Mentally Impaired

MNDCFL Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning

MPS Minneapolis Public Schools

MR Mentally Retarded

MS Multiple Sclerosis

M/SMI Moderate/Severely Mentally Impaired

MTC Minneapolis Technical College

OCR Office of Civil Rights (of U.S. Department of Education)

OHD Other Health Disabilities

OHI Other Health Impaired

OMB Office of Management and Budget

OMC Office of Monitoring and Compliance

OSEP Office of Special Education programs (of U.S. Department of Education)

OSERS Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (of U.S. Department of Education)

OT Occupational Therapist or Therapy

OTC Occupational Therapist Clinician

PACE Pregnant Adolescent Continuing Education

PDD Pervasive Developmental Disorders

PDD/NOS Pervasive Developmental Disorders Not Otherwise Specified

PE Physical Education

PH Physically Handicapped

PI Physically Impaired

P.L. Public Law

POHI Physical and Other Health Impairments

PT Physical Therapist or Therapy

PTSD/S Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/Syndrome


REEVALUATION Testing Done Within 3 Years of Original Assessment

SAP State Advisory Panel

SEA State Education Agency

SEAC Special Education Advisory Council

SEPP Special Education Placement Policy

SES Special Education Services

SICC State Interagency Coordination Council

SILS Semi Independent Living Services

SL Speech/Language

SNAP Student Needing Alternative Program (waiver) – Student Receives Academic Support in Federal Setting I or II

SPAN Special Programs for Adolescent Needs – EBD Middle/High School

SPEN Special programs for Elementary Needs – EBD Elementary School

SP/LI or SP/L Speech or Language Impairments

SPLISE Special Education Low Incidence Services in Education

SLD Specific Learning Disabilities

SMI Severely Multiple Impaired

SRT Speech Reception Threshold

SSDI Social Security Disability Income

SSI Supplemental Security Income

SW Social Worker

TBI Traumatic Brain Injury

TEFRA Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (access to medical assistance)

TREC Transition Resources and Education in the Community

USC United States Code

VAKT Visual/Auditory/Kinesthetic/Tactile

VI Visually Impaired

VOA Volunteers of America – Alternative School

WISC/R Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised

WRAT/R Wide Range Achievement Test-Revised

YCB Youth Coordinating Board

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