Special Education Acronyms

ABA:Applied Behavior Analysis
ACCESS/VR:Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation
ADD:Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD:Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AIS:Academic Intervention Services
BIP:Behavior Intervention Plan
BOCES:Board of Cooperative Education Services
BOE:Board of Education
CPSE:Committee on Preschool Special Education
CST:Child Study Team
CSE:Committee on Special Education
ED:Emotionally Disturbed
FAPE:Free Appropriate Public Education
GA:Grade Equivalent
HI:Hearing Impaired
IDEA:Individuals with Disabilities Education
IEP:Individual Education Plan
IST:Instructional Support Team
LD:Learning Disabled
LEP:Limited English Proficiency
LRE:Least Restrictive Environment
NYSAA:New York State Alternative Assessment
OHI:Other Health Impaired
OMH:Office of Mental Health
OMRDD:Office of Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities
OT:Occupation Therapy/Therapist
PE:Physical Education
PPS:Pupil Personnel Services
PSEN:Pupils with Special Education Needs
PT:Physical Therapy/Therapist
RCT:Regents Competency Test
SE:Special Education
SED:State Education Department
SEIT:Special Education Itinerant Teacher
SI:Speech Impaired
TBI:Traumatic Brain Injury
VI:Visually Impaired/Visual Impairment
VOCED:Vocational Education
WISC:Wechsler Intelligent Scale for Children
WISCR:Wechsler Intelligent Scale for Children Revised