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ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis

ABC - Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence

ABC Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence

AC Augmentative Communication

AC - Alternative Communication or augmentative communication

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act

ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder definition.

ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder

ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder definition and symptoms.

ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

ASL - American Sign Language

ASL, American Sign Language

Assessment Based on the Curriculum

CBA or Curriculum Based Assessment is assessment based on the curriculum.

AT: Assistive Technology

AT - Assistive Technology definition

BIP - Behavior Intervention Plan

BIP, Behavior Intervention Plan

CEC - Council for Exceptional Children

CEC, Council for Exceptional Children

DSM - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

DSM, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

Early Identification

Early Identification

ER-Evaluation Report, the Document that Identifies a Special …

The Evaluation Report (ER) is written by the psychologist with the assistance of the special education teacher, and makes a recommendation for the placement of the child.

ESY-Extended School Year Services

Extended School Year is considered necessary for some students who may lose progress made in the regular school year.

FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education

FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education

FAS - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FAS, Fetal Acohol Syndrome. Definition of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FAS - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FAS - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Definition

FBA-Functional Behavioral Analysis

A brief description of an FBA, or Functional Behavioral Analysis as used to create a BIP

G&T - Gifted and Talented Definition

G&T, Gifted and Talented Definition

HOH - Hard Of Hearing

Hard of Hearing Definition

HOTS Higher Order Thinking Skills

HOTS Higher Order Thinking Skills

IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP - Individual Education Program

IEP Individual Education Plan or Program

IQ - Intelligence Quotient

Intelligence Quotient IQ Definition

LD Learning Disability

LD Learning Disability Definition

LRE Least Restrictive Environment

LRE Least Restrictive Environment

MDR -- Manifestation Determination Review

An MDR, or Manifestation Determination Review, must be held when the school wishes to change the placement of a student with an IEP.

MID - Mild Intellectual Disability

MID - Mild Intellectual Disability, mental retardation

Multiply Handicapped or Multiple Disabilities

MD or MH - Multiply Disabled or Multiply Handicapped

NCLB - No Child Left Behind

NCLB No Child Left Behind

NOREP-- A Section of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)

The NOREP section of the Individual Education Plan indicates how much time a child will spend outside the general education class receiving special education services.

ODD - Oppositional Defiant Disorder

ODD - Oppositional Defiant Disorder

PBS -- Positive Behavior Support, Strategies to Reinforce Goo…

PBS stands for Positive Behavior Support, which consists of strategies that support positive and appropriate behavior in the classroom.

Response to Intervention - RTI

Response to Intervention - RTI

RS - Related Services

Related Services Definition

SIB, Self-Injurious Behavior

SIB, Self-Injurious Behavior

SIP - State Improvement Plan

SIP - State Improvement Plan

SPP - State Performance Plan

SPP - State Performance Plan Definition. Special education terms and acronyms.

 

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