Special Education Acronyms

Special Education Acronyms

 
ABA: Applied Behavior Analysis
ACCESS/VR: Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation
ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AIS: Academic Intervention Services
BIP: Behavior Intervention Plan
BOCES: Board of Cooperative Education Services
BOE: Board of Education
CPSE: Committee on Preschool Special Education
CST: Child Study Team
CSE: Committee on Special Education
ED: Emotionally Disturbed
FAPE: Free Appropriate Public Education
GA: Grade Equivalent
HI: Hearing Impaired
IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education
IEP: Individual Education Plan
IST: Instructional Support Team
LD: Learning Disabled
LEP: Limited English Proficiency
LRE: Least Restrictive Environment
NYSAA: New York State Alternative Assessment
OHI: Other Health Impaired
OMH: Office of Mental Health
OMRDD: Office of Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities
OT: Occupation Therapy/Therapist
PE: Physical Education
PPS: Pupil Personnel Services
PSEN: Pupils with Special Education Needs
PT: Physical Therapy/Therapist
RCT: Regents Competency Test
SE: Special Education
SED: State Education Department
SEIT: Special Education Itinerant Teacher
SI: Speech Impaired
TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury
VI: Visually Impaired/Visual Impairment
VOCED: Vocational Education
WISC: Wechsler Intelligent Scale for Children
WISCR: Wechsler Intelligent Scale for Children Revised