Special Education Acronyms

  • A
    ADA 
    ADD 
    ADHD 
    ASD 
    AT 

     

    B
    BIP
    BVI

    C
    CD
    CEC
    CID
    CTIC

    D
    DAPE
    DB
    DCD
    DD
    DHH
    DHS
    DS

    E
    EBD
    EC
    ECSE
    ESL
    ESY

    F
    FAPE
    FAS
    FBA

     

    G

     

    H
    HI

    I
    IDEA
    IEE
    IEIC
    IEP
    IFSP
    IIIP


    J

     

    K

     

    L
    LD
    LEA
    LEP
    LRE

    M
    MA
    MARSS
    MDE
    MnCIMP


    MnSEMS

    MOE
    MRVSEC


    MSMI

    N

     

     

    O
    O & M
    OCD
    OCR
    OHD
    OSEP


    OSERS


    OT
    OT/PT

     


    P
    P.L.
    PACER


    PCA
    PD
    PLEP
    PLOP
    PT

     

    Q

     

    R

    RAD

             

    S
    SEAC
    Section 504 

     

     

     

     

    SLD
    SLP
    SPED

     

    T
    TBI

     

     

     

     

     

  • A
    Americans with Disabilities Act
    Attention Deficit Disorder
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Assistive Technology

     

    B
    Behavior Intervention Plan
    Blind/Visually Impaired

     

    C
    Cognitive Disability
    Council for Exceptional Children
    Communication Interaction Disorders
    Community Transition Interagency Committee

     

    D
    Developmental Adaptive Physical Education
    Deaf-Blind
    Developmental Cognitive Disabilities
    Developmental Delay
    Deaf/Hard of Hearing
    Department of Human Services
    Down Syndrome

     

    E
    Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
    Early Childhood
    Early Childhood Special Education
    English as a Second Language
    Extended School Year

     

    F
    Free Appropriate Public Education
    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    Functional Behavioral Assessment

     

    G

     

    H
    Hearing Impaired

     

    I
    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    Independent Education Evaluation
    Interagency Early Intervention Committee
    Individualized Education Plan
    Individual Family Service Plan
    Individual Interagency Intervention Plan

     

    J

     

    K

     

    L
    Learning Disabilities; Learning Disabled
    Local Education Agency
    Limited English Proficient
    Least Restrictive Environment

     

    M
    Medical Assistance
    Minnesota Automated Reporting Student System
    Minnesota Department of Education
    Minnesota Continuous Improvement Monitoring Process
    Minnesota Special Education Mediation Service
    Maintenance of Effort
    Minnesota River Valley Special Education Cooperative
    Moderate Severe Mental Impairment

     

    N

     

     

    O
    Orientation and Mobility
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Office for Civil Rights
    Other Health Disabilities
    Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
    Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, U.S. Dept. of Ed.
    Occupational Therapist
    Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy

     

     

    P
    Public Law
    Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights Center
    Personal Care Attendant
    Physical Disability
    Present Level of Educational Performance
    Present Level of Performance
    Physical Therapist

     

    Q

     

    R

    Reactive Attachment Disorder

     

    S
    Special Education Advisory Council
    Part of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 making it illegal for any organization receiving federal funds to discriminate against a person solely on the basis of disability

     

    Specific Learning Disability
    Speech Language Pathologist
    Special Education

     

     

    T

    Traumatic Brain Injury