ABLE Adaptive Behavior Learning Environment
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
AEP Alternative Educational Program
AI Auditory Impairment
ALE Applied Learning Environment (Program)
AMC Academic Mastery Center
APE Adapted Physical Education
ARD Admissions, Review, and Dismissal
ATP Assistive Technology Program
AU Autism
BIC Behavior Intervention Center/Classroom
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
ADHD Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
AEP Alternative Educational Program
CBI Community Based Instruction
CHILD Consultative Help for Individual Learning Decisions Process
CMC Content Mastery Center - Modification Center
CP Cerebral Palsy
CPI Crisis Prevention Institute
DB Deaf Blind
DSM Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition)
ECI Early Childhood Intervention
ED Emotional Disturbance
EPS Employment Placement Specialist (formerly VAC)
ESY Extended School Year (formally EYS)
FAPE Free and Appropriate Public Education
FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment
FERPA Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
IA Instructional Assistant
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (PL 101-476)
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP Individualized Education Program
ITP Individual Transition Plan
LAP Learning Accomplishment Profile
LC Local Curriculum
LD Learning Disability
LDAA Locally Developed Alternative Assessment
MD Multiple Disabilities
MR Mental Retardation
NICHY National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder
OH Other Health Impairment (also OHI)
OHI Other Health Impairment
OI Orthopedic Impairment
O & M Orientation and Mobility
OJT On Job Training
OT Occupational Therapy
PAC Parent Advisory Committee
PATH Partnerships Assisting Texans with Handicaps
PDD Pervasive Developmental Disorder
PPCD Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities
PT Physical Therapy
REACH Resource for Autistic Children
RDSPD Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
SAP Student Assistance Process
SAT Student Assistance Center
SDAA State Developed Alternative Assessment
SI Speech Impairment
SLP Speech-Language Pathologist
TAAS Texas Assessment of Academic Skills
TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills
TASP Texas Academic Skills Program
TEA Texas Education Agency
TEACCH Treatment and Education of Autistic Children with Communication Handicaps
TEKS Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
TRC Texas Rehabilitation Commission
VI Visual Impairment