Glossary of Acronyms


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A
ABA – Applied Behavioral Analysis
ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
ADA – Average Daily Attendance
ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution
APE – Adapted Physical Education
ASD – Autistic Spectrum Disorder
AUT – Autism
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B
BIP – Behavioral Intervention Plan
BSP – Behavior Support Plan
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C
CAARE – Community Awareness, Advocacy And Resources for Education
CAASPP – California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress
CAC – Community Advisory Committee
CAHSEE – California High School Exit Examination
CAPA – California Alternate Performance Assessment
CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates
CASEMIS – California Special Education Management Information Systems
CBHS – County Behavior Health Services
CCR – Coordinated Compliance Review
CCS – California Children Services
CCSS – Common Core State Standards
CDE – California Department of Education
CEC – County Education Council
CEC – Council for Exceptional Children
CELDT – California English Language Development Test
CH – Communicatively Handicapped
CIT – Crisis Intervention Training
COE – County Office of Education
CPI – Crisis Prevention Institute
CTA – California Teachers Association
CTAP – California Technology Assistance Program
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D
D/HH – Deaf/Hard of Hearing
DB – Deaf Blind
DF – Deaf
DDS – Department of Developmental Services
DIS – Designated Instructional Services
DOB – Date of Birth
DOE – Department of Education
DOR – District of Residence
DOS – District of Service
DR – Department of Rehabilitation
DRDP – Desired Result Developmental Profile
DSS – Department of Social Services
DTT – Discreet Trial Training
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E
EC – Education Code
ECE – Early Childhood Education
ED – Emotionally Disturbed
EL – English Learner
EMD – Established Medical Disability
ERMHS – Educationally Related Mental Health Services
ES – Early Start
ESEA – Elementary Secondary Education Act
ESL – English As A Second Language
ESY – Extended School Year
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F
FAPE – Free, Appropriate, Public Education
FBA – Functional Behavioral Assessment
FEP – Fluent English Proficient
FFH – Foster Family Home
FIEP – Facilitated IEP
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G
GED – General Education Diploma
GPA – Grade Point Average
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H
HH – Hard of Hearing
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I
IA – Interagency Agreement
IAES – Interim Alternative Educational Setting
ID – Intellectual Disability
IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEE – Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP – Individualized Education Program
IFSP – Individualized Family Services Plan
INF – Infant
IPG – Integrated Play Group
ISF – Interim Service Form
ITP – Individual Transition Plan
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J
JSC – Juvenile Services Center
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K
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L
LCI – Licensed Children’s Institution
LEA – Local Education Agency (District)
LEP – Limited English Proficient
LI – Low Incidence
LRE – Least Restrictive Environment
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M
MD – Multiple Disabilities
MH- Mental Health
MIS – Management Information System
MTSS – Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
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N
NCLB – No Child Left Behind
NPA – Non Public Agency
NPS – Non Public School
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O
OAH – Office of Administrative Hearings
OCR – Office of Civil Rights
OHI – Other Health Impaired
OI – Orthopedically Impaired
OM – Orientation/Mobility
OSEP – Office of Special Education Programs
OSERS – Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
OT – Occupational Therapist
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P
PART B – Part of the IDEA for students ages 3-22
PART C – Part of the IDEA (Infant And Toddlers with Disabilities Program, ages 0-3), formerly Part H
PBIP – Positive Behavior Intervention Plan
PDD – Pervasive Development Disorder
PECS – Picture Exchange Communication System
PI – Program Improvement
PT – Physical Therapy
PTA – Parent Teacher Association
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R
RSP – Resource Specialist Program
RTI – Response to Intervention
RTI2 – Response to Instruction and Intervention
RTLC – Regional Therapeutic Learning Class
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S
SAFESOC – Safe System of Care
SARB – School Attendance Review Board
SARC – School Accountability Report Card
SAT 9 – Stanford Achievement Test, Ninth Edition
SBAC – Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium
SEACO – Special Education Administrators of County Office
Section 504 – Section 504 of the RehabilitationAct of 1973
SEIS – Special Education Information System
SELPA – Special Education Local Plan Area
SEOC – Special Education Operations Committee
SESR – Special Education Self Review
SH – Severely Handicapped
SLD – Specific Learning Disability
SLI – Speech or Language Impairment
SLOCOE – San Luis Obispo County Office of Education
SLP – Speech Language Pathologist
SNIP – Special Needs Intervention Preschool
SPPI – State Performance Plan Indicators (replaces KPI)
SSID – Statewide Student IDentifiers
SST – Student Study Team
STAR – Standardized Testing And Recording
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T
TASH – The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps
TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury
TCRC – Tri-Counties Regional Center
TEACCH – Treatment And Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children
TPP – Transition Partnership Program
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V
VI – Visually Impaired
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W
WA1 – WorkAbility 1
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Y
YSDT – Youth Services Day Treatment
YSDTAC – Youth Services Day Treatment Advisory Committee
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