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ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD - Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

AEP - Alternative Educational Program

AI - Auditory Impairment

ALE - Applied Learning Environment

AMC - Academic Mastery Center

APE - Adapted Physical Education

ARD - Admissions, Review, and Dismissal (Committee)

ATP - Assistive Technology Program

AU - Autism

BASE - Behavior Assistance through Support and Education

BIP - Behavior Intervention Plan

BMC - Behavior Mastery Center/Classroom

CBI - Community Based Instruction

CHILD - Consultative Help for Individual Learning Decisions Process

CMC - Content Mastery Center

CP - Cerebral Palsy

DARS - Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (formerly TRC)

DB - Deaf Blind

DSM -IV Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition)

ECC - Early Childhood Collaboration

ECI - Early Childhood Intervention

ED - Emotional Disturbance

EPS - Employment Placement Specialist

ESYS - Extended School Year Services

FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education

FBA - Functional Behavior Assessment

FERPA - Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

FIE Full and Individual Evaluation

IA Instructional Assistant

ID Intellectual Disability

IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEE Independent Educational Evaluation

IEP Individualized Education Program

LAB Learning Lab (see CMC)

LC Local Curriculum

LD Learning Disability

LRE Least Restrictive Environment

MD - Multiple Disabilities

NICHY - National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

ODD - Oppositional Defiant Disorder

OH - Other Health Impairment (also OHI)

OI - Orthopedic Impairment

O & M - Orientation and Mobility

OJT - On The Job Training

OT - Occupational Therapy

PAC - Parent Advisory Committee

PDD - Pervasive Developmental Disorder (Autism Spectrum)

PPCD - Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities

PT - Physical Therapy

REACH - Resource for Parents of Children with Autism

RDSPD - Regional Day School Program for the Deaf

RTI - Response to Intervention

SI - Speech Impairment

SLP - Speech-Language Pathologist

TAKS - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

TAKS-ACC - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills - Accommodated

TAKS -ALT - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills - Alternate

TAKS -M - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills - Modified

TASP - Texas Academic Skills Program

TEA - Texas Education Agency

TEKS - Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

TLC - The Learning Center

VI - Visual Impairment