List of Frequently Used Acronyms

  • ABA: Applied Behavior Analysis
    ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder
    ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    BIP: Behavior Intervention Plan
    BOE: Board of Education
    CPSE: Committee on Preschool Education
    CST: Child Study Team
    CSE: Committee on Special Education
    ED: Emotionally Disturbed
    FAPE: Free Appropriate Public Education
    GA: Grade Equivalent
    GPA: Grade Point Average
    HI: Hearing Impaired
    IEP: Individualized Education Plan
    IST: Instructional Support Team
    LD: Learning Disabled
    LEP: Limited English Proficient
    LRE: Least Restrictive Environment
    OHI: Other Health Impaired
    OMRDD: Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
    OT: Occupational Therapist
    PE: Physical Education
    PPS: Pupil Personnel Services
    PSEN: Pupils with Special Education Needs
    PT: Physical Therapy
    RCT: Regents Competency Test
    SD: Standard Deviation
    SE: Special Education
    SED: State Education Department
    SEIT: Special Education Itinerant Teacher
    SI: Speech Impaired
    TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury
    VESID: Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
    VI: Visually Impaired/Visual Impairment/Variable Interval
    VocEd: Vocational Education
    WISC: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
    WISC-R: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Revised
    WRAT: Wide Range Achievement Test
    Z: Standard Score