Special Education Acronyms

 

AT

Assistive Technology

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan

CST

Child Study Team

DB

Deaf-Blind

DHH

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

DAPE

Developmental/Adapted Physical Education

DCD

Developmental Cognitive Disability

DD

Developmental Delay (Birth – 7 years)

EBD

Emotional or Behavioral Disorder

ECFE

Early Childhood Family Education

ECSE

Early Childhood Special Education

ESY

Extended School Year

FAPE

Free and Appropriate Public Education

FBA

Functional Behavior Assessment

IEP

Individualized Education Program

IFSP

Individualized Family Service Plan

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IQ

Intelligence Quotient

LRE

Least Restrictive Environment

MA

Medical Assistance

MCA

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments

MDE

Minnesota Department of Education

OT

Occupational Therapy

OHD

Other Health Disability

PCA

Personal Care Assistant

PI

Physical Impairment

PT

Physical Therapy

PWN

Prior Written

SMI

Severely Multiply Impaired

SLD

Specific Learning Disability

SpEd or SPED

Special Education

SLI

Speech or Language Impairment

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

VI

Visual Impairment