Acronyms

An acronym is a shortcut for a string of words that go together.  It is usually formed by taking the first letters of the words and capitalizing them.  Here are some of the acronyms you are likely to hear in an early intervention or special education meeting. Click on the link below to download the latest Acronyms List.

2015 ACRONYMS Word Document
2015 ACRONYMS PDF Document

Common acronyms overheard in an IEP meeting:

ABA
Applied Behavior Analysis

AT
Assistive Technology

CAMHD
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Division (Dept. of Health)

ESY
Extended School Year

FAPE
Free Appropriate Public Education

FBA
Functional Behavior Assessment

IEP
Individualized Education Program

IFSP
Individualized Family Support Plan

LRE
Least Restrictive Environment

PLEP
Present Levels of Educational Performance

SBAC
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (statewide assessment)

SSC
Student Services Coordinator

504
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975

619
District Coordinators for Preschool Special Education

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