• Areas of Disability:

     

    AU                    Autism Spectrum Disorder

     

    DB                    Deafness-Blindness

     

    DD                    Developmental Delay

     

    DF                    Deafness

     

    ED                    Serious Emotional Disability

     

    HI                     Hearing Impairment

     

    ID                     Intellectual Disability

     

    OHI                   Other Health Impairment

     

    SI                     Speech and/or Language Impairment

     

    SLD                  Specific Learning Disabilities

     

    TBI                   Traumatic Brain Injury

     

    VI                     Visual Impairment

     

     

    Other Acronyms for EC Listed Alphabetically:

     

    ADD                 Attention Deficit Disorder

     

    ADHD               Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

     

    AIG                   Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted

     

    APD                 Auditory Processing Disorder

     

    AYP                 Adequate Yearly Progress

     

    BA                    Behavioral Assessment

     

    BASC               Behavior Assessment System for Children

     

    BIP                   Behavior Intervention Plan

     

    CAPD               Central Auditory Processing Disorder

     

    CC                    Cross-categorical

     

    CEC                 Council for Exceptional Children

     

    DPI                   Department of Public Instruction

     

    ELL                  English Language Learner

     

    EOC/EOG         End of Course/Grade
     

    ESY                 Extended School Year

     

    FAPE               Free Appropriate Public Education

     

    FBA                  Functional Behavior Assessment

     

    HFAU               High Functioning Autism

     

    IDEA                 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

     

    IEP                   Individual Education Program

     

    IQ                     Intelligence Quotient

     

    ITP                   Individualized Transition Plan

     

    LEA                  Local Education Agency

     

    LEP                  Limited English Proficiency

     

    LRE                  Least Restrictive Environment

     

    NCDPI              North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

     

    NCLB                No Child Left Behind

     

    OCR                 Office of Civil Rights

     

    OCS                 Occupational Course of Study

     

    OSEP               Office of Special Education Programs

     

    OT                    Occupational Therapy

     

    PLP                  Present Levels of Educational Performance

     

    RTI                   Response to Intervention

     

    SCOS               Standard Course of Study

     

    SLP                  Speech Language Pathologist

     

     

     

Last Modified on September 3, 2013