Special Education Terms/Acronyms

ADA
ADD
ADHD
APE
AT
AYP
BIP
DD
ECE
ECSE
ED
EI
ELL
ESL
ESY
FAPE
FBA
FERPA
IA
Americans with Disabilities Act
Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Adaptive Physical Education
Assistive Technology
Adequate Yearly Progress
Behavior Intervention Plan
Developmental Delay
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Emotional Disturbance
Early Intervention
English Language Learner
English as a Second Language
Extended School Year
Free Appropriate Public Education
Functional Behavioral Assessment
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Instructional Assistant
ID
IDEA
IFSP
IEP
LEP
LRE
MTI
NCLB
OHI
OI
OT
PBIS
PT
PLEP
RTI
SLD
SLP
TBI
VR 
Intellectually Disabled
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Individualized Family Service Plan
Individualized Education Plan/Program
Limited English Proficient
Least Restrictive Environment
Multi-Tiered Instruction
No Child Left Behind
Other Health Impaired
Orthopedic Impairment
Occupational Therapy
Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports
Physical Therapy
Present Level of Educational Performance
Response to Intervention
Specific Learning Disability (formally just LD)
Speech Language Pathologist
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vocational Rehabilitation

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