18 - Alphabet Soup

04/03/2009 10:51

Fact Sheet 18 - Alphabet Soup

 

Acronyms commonly used in Special Education

ADD .......................................Attention Deficit Disorder
APE .......................................Adapted Physical Education
CAC .....................................Community Advisory Committee
CCS ....................................California Children's Service
CDBS ..................................California Deaf-Blind Services
CDE ...............................California Department of Education
CNS ...........................................Central Nervous System
COE .......................................County Office of Education
DIS ..............................Designated Instruction and Services
DD ..........................................Developmentally Disabled
DHH .........................................Deaf and Hard of Hearing
HKNC ....................................Helen Keller National Center
ICSM ................................Individual Critical Skills Model
IEP .................................Individualized Education Program
IFSP . Individual Family Service Plan (implemented by infant programs)
IHE ...................................Institute of Higher Education
IPP ........ Individual Program Plan (implemented by regional center)
ITP .......................................Individual Transition Plan
LD ................................................Learning Disabled
LRE ..................................Least Restrictive Environment
MH ..............................................Multiple Handicaps
OT .............................................Occupational Therapy
PEERS ............ Providing Education to Everyone in Regular Schools
PNS .......................................Peripheral Nervous System
PT .................................................Physical Therapy
SDC ...............................................Special Day Class
SED ......................................Special Education Division
SED ....................................Severe Emotional Disturbance
SELPA ..........................Special Education Local Planning Area
SH ............................................ Severely Handicapped
SLD .........................................Severe Language Disorder
SLD ....................................Specific Learning Disability
TRCCI . Training and Resources for Community and Curriculum Integration
USD .........................................Unified School District
VI................................................ Visually Impaired

 


Fact sheets from California Deaf-Blind Services are to be used by both families and professionals serving individuals with dual sensory impairments. The information applies to students 0-22 years of age. The purpose of the fact sheet is to give general information on a specific topic. More specific information for an individual student can be provided through individualized technical assistance available from CDBS. The fact sheet is a starting point for further information.

 

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