ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
APE Adaptive Physical Education
BIP (Positive) Behavior Intervention Plan
CAPD Central Auditory Processing Disorder
DIS Designated Instructional Services
DMH Department of Mental Health
DSS Department of Social Services
ED Emotionally disturbed
EMR Educable Mentally Retarded
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDEIA Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2003 change to IDEA still referred to simply as IDEA)
IEP Individual Education Program
ITP Individual Transition Plan
KTEA Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement
LEP Limited English Proficient
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
NPS Non Public School
OHI Other Health Impairment
OT/PT Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy
RSP Resource Specialist Program
Sec. 504 Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act
SDC Special Day Class
SED Seriously Emotional Disturbed (Now ED)
SELPA Special Education Local Plan Area
SLD Specific Learning Disability
SLP Speech / Language Program
WISC – III Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – III
WPPSI – R Woodcock-Johnson Pychoeducational Battery - Revised
WRAT 3 Wide Range Achievement Test – Revision 3