Special Service Acronyms


APE--Adapted Physical Education
C&I-- Curriculum and Instruction
CWC-- Class within Class or Co-Teaching
DESE-- Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
ECSE-- Early Childhood Special Education
ED-- Emotionally Disturbed
FAPE-- Free Appropriate Public Education
FERPA-- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
HIPPA-- Health Information Privacy Protection Act
ID-- Intellectual Disability
IDEA-- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEP-- Individual Education Program
LEA-- Local Education Agency
LI-- Language Impairment
LRE-- Least Restrictive Environment
MAP-- Missouri Assessment Program
MAP-A-- Missouri Assessment Program Alternative
NCLB-- No Child Left Behind
OHI-- Other Health Impaired
OT-- Occupational Therapy
POHI-- Physically Orthopedic Handicapped Impairment
PT-- Physical Therapy
SLD-- Specific Learning Disability
SLP-- Speech Language Pathologist
SPP-- State Performance Plan
SSD-- Sound System Disorder
TBI-- Traumatic Brain Injury
TEMA-- Test Early Math Ability
TERA-- Test Early Reading Ability
TEWL-- Test Early Writing Ability
RTI-- Response to Intervention
VI-- Visual Impairment
WIAT-- Wechsler Individual Achievement Test
WISC-- Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
WJ-III—Woodcock Johnson Test of Achievement, Third Edition
YCDD-- Young Child with Developmental Delay