• ACRONYMS

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  • ACRONYMS

    ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act

     

    ADD/ADHD: Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

     

    APE: Adapted Physical Education

     

    APEIS: Assistant Principal, Elementary Instructional Services

     

    APH: Aphasia

     

    APSCS: Assistant Principal, Secondary Counseling Services

     

    ASL: American Sign Language

     

    AT: Assistive Technology

     

    AUT: Autism

     

    BIP: Behavior Intervention Plan

     

    CA: Chronological Age

     

    CAC: Community Advisory Committee

     

    CAASP: California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

     

    CALPADS: California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System

     

    CAA: California Alternate Assessment

     

    CAST: California Science Test

     

    CBI: Community Based Instruction or Instructor

     

    CEC: California Education Code

     

    CCR: California Code of Regulations

     

    CDE: California Department of Education

     

    CFR: Code of Federal Regulations

     

    CP: Cerebral Palsy

     

    CTAR: Classroom Team Assessment Report

     

    CUM: Cumulative File

     

    DBL: Deaf-Blindness

     

    DHH: Deafness and/or Hard of Hearing

     

    DIBELS: Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills

     

    DIS: Designated Instruction and Services (Related Services)

     

    DSM: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

     

    DVR: District Validation Review

     

    EEC: Early Education Center

     

    ECSE: Early Childhood Special Education

     

    ED: Emotional Disturbance

     

    EL: English Learner

     

    ELA: English Language Arts

     

    ELD: English Language Development

     

    ELPAC: English Language Proficiency Assessments for California

     

    EMD: Established Medical Disability (3-5 yr olds)

     

    ESY: Extended School Year

     

    ETK: Expanded Transitional Kindergarten

     

    FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

     

    FAPE: Free Appropriate Public Education

     

    504: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

     

    GATE: Gifted and Talented Education

     

    IAES: Interim Alternative Educational Setting

     

    IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

     

    IEE: Independent Educational Evaluation

     

    IEP: Individualized Education Program

     

    IFSP: Individualized Family Service Plan:

     

    IFEP: Initially Identified Fluent English-Proficient

     

    ILEAP: Intensive Language Education Afterschool Program (Preschool)

     

    ITP: Individual Transition Plan

     

    IWEN: Individual with Exceptional Needs

     

    KPI: Key Performance Indicator

     

    LAS: Language and Speech

     

    LAUSD: Los Angeles Unified School District

     

    LEA: Local Education Agency

     

    LRE: Least Restrictive Environment

     

    LEP: Limited English Proficient

     

    LTEL: Long Term English Learner

     

    MCD: Modified Consent Decree

     

    Medi-Cal: California’s Medicaid Program

     

    MOU:Memorandum of Understanding

     

    NPA: Nonpublic Agency

     

    NPS: Nonpublic School

     

    OCR: Office for Civil Rights

     

    OHI: Other Health Impairment

     

    OI: Orthopedic Impairment

     

    OT: Occupational Therapy

     

    OSEP: Office of Special Education Programs

     

    PALS: Preschool for All Learners Special Day Programs

     

    PCC: Preschool Collaborative Classroom

     

    PCT: Parent Counseling and Training

     

    PE: Physical Education

     

    PKIT: Preschool/Kindergarten Itinerant Teacher

     

    PSC: Preschool Comprehensive Program

     

    PT: Physical Therapy

     

    RFEP: Redesignated Fluent English Proficient

     

    RSP: Resource Specialist Program

     

    SARB: School Attendance and Review Board

     

    SB: Smarter Balanced (Assessments)

     

    SEA: State Education Agency

     

    SELPA: Special Education Local Plan Area

     

    SESAC: Special Education Student Activity Coordination (data system)

     

    SDP: Special Day Program

     

    SLD: Specific Learning Disability

     

    SSID: Statewide Student Identifer

     

    SSPT: Student Support and Progress Team

     

    TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury

     

    USC: United States Code

     

    VCCALPS: Ventura County Comprehensive Alternate Language Proficiency Survey

     

    VI: Visual Impairment