• Commonly Used Acronyms

     

    ABA

    Applied Behavioral Analysis

    ABC

    Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence 

    ACCES-VRAdult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation

    ADA

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    ADD

    Attention Deficit Disorder

    ADHD

    Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder

    ADL

    Activities of Daily Living

    AEP

    Alternative Education Placement

    AIS

    Academic Intervention Services

    APE

    Adaptive Physical Education

    ASD

    Autism Spectrum Disorder

    ASL

    American Sign Language

    AT

    Assistive Technology

    AYP

    Adequate Yearly Progress

    BOCES

    Board of Cooperative Educational Services

    BOE

    Board of Education

    BIP

    Behavior Intervention Plan

    CBA

    Curriculum Based Assessment

    CBM

    Curriculum Based Measure

    CCSS

    Common Core State Standards

    CD

    Conduct Disorder

    CDOS

    Career Development and Occupational Studies

    CFS

    Children and Family Services

    CHP

    Child Health Plus

    CI

    Communication Impaired

    CL

    Cooperative Learning

    CP

    Cerebral Palsy

    CPR

    Content, Process, Results

    CPSE

    Committee on Preschool Special Education

    CR

    Community Residence

    CSE

    Committee on Special Education

    CST

    Child Study Team

    CT

    Consultant Teacher

    CTE

    Career and Technical Education

    DB

    Deaf-Blindness

    DCT

    Direct Consultant Teacher

    DD

    Developmental Disabilities

    DDRODevelopmental Disabilities Regional Office

    DI

    Differentiation of Instruction

    DOE

    Department of Education

    DOH

    Department of Health

    DS

    Down Syndrome

    DSM-V

    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition

    DSSDepartment of Social Services
    EAPEmployee Assistance Program

    EBD

    Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

    EBP

    Evidence-Based Practices

    ECDCEarly Childhood Direction Centers

    ED

    Emotional Disability, Emotional Disturbance

    EHA

    Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    EI

    Early Intervention

    ESEA

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    ESY

    Extended School Year

    FAPE

    Free and Appropriate Public Education

    FAS

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    FBA

    Functional Behavioral Assessment

    FDFront Door

    FERPA

    Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

    FFC

    Family Foster Care

    FSSFamily Support Services

    GE

    General Education

    HCBSHome Community Based Waiver 

    HI

    Hearing Impaired

    ICF

    Intermediate Care Facility

    ICSIndividual Community Services

    ICT

    Integrated Co-Teacher

    ID      

    Intellectually Disabled

    IDEA

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    IDEIA

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

    IEEIndependent Educational Evaluation

    IEP

    Individualized Education Plan

    IFSPIndividualized Family Service Plan

    ILC

    Independent Living Center

    IQ

    Intelligence Quotient

    ISS

    In School Suspension

    IST

    Instructional Support Team

    ITP

    Individualized Transition Plan

    LD

    Learning Disability

    LEA

    Local Educational Agency

    LEP

    Limited English Proficient

    LRE

    Least Restrictive Environment

    MD

    Multiple Disabilities

    MDT

    Multi-Disciplinary Team

    MTSS

    Multi-Tier System of Support

    NCLB

    No Child Left Behind

    NP

    Nurse Practitioner

    NYSED

    New York State Education Department

    NYSAA

    New York State Alternate Assessment

    OCD

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    OCFS

    Office of Children and Family Services

    ODD

    Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    OHI

    Other Health Impairment

    OI

    Orthopedic Impairment

    OMG

    Objectives, Materials, Goals

    OMH

    Office of Mental Health

    OSE

    Office of Special Education

    OT

    Occupational Therapy

    PA

    Physician's Assistant

    PALS

    Peer-Assisted Learning System

    PBIS

    Positive Behavioral and Instructional Supports

    PBS

    Positive Behavioral Supports

    PD

    Pupils with Disabilities, Physical Disability

    PDD

    Preschooler with a Disability, Pervasive Developmental Disability

    PE

    Physical Education

    PLEP

    Present Levels of Educational Performance

    PPS

    Pupil Personnel Services

    PSS

    Procedures, Strategies, Steps

    PT

    Physical Therapy

    RA

    Regional Associate

    RCT

    Regents Competency Test

    RIC

    Regional Information Center

    RS

    Related Services

    RTI

    Response to Intervention

    SE

    Special Education

    SED

    State Education Department

    SETRC

    Special Education Training Resource Center

    SI

    Speech Impairment

    SID

    Sensory Integration Disorder

    SLD

    Specific Learning Disability

    SLI

    Speech and Language Impairment

    SLP

    Speech and Language Pathologist

    SPED

    Special Education

    SRO

    State Review Officer

    SSDI

    Social Security Disability Income

    SSI

    Supplemental Security Income

    STAC

    System for Tracking and Accounting of Children

    Sub CSE

    Subcommittee on Special Education

    SWD

    Students with disabilities

    TBI

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    TDD

    Telephone Device for the Deaf

    TTY

    Teletypewriter

    UCPA

    United Cerebral Palsy Association

    VI

    Visual Impairment

    VESID

    Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities

    WRAP

    Wraparound Program

     



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