category: abbreviations


  • ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

    ­This act was intended to make it illegal to keep disabled individuals from having reasonable access to recreation, employment, education, and any ot...


  • AMAO - Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives

    ­In the Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) program each state creates guidelines to abide by this act as they interpret it. In theory th...


  • APD - Auditory Processing Disorder in Children

    ­Children who have auditory processing disorder (APD) are unable to process verbal information the same way other children can, due to the ears and b...


  • CST - Child Study Team

    What is a Child Study Team? Child Study Team (CST) is a multidisciplinary group of professionals typically employed by the board of education to pr...


  • EHA - Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    This ensures that handicapped children in public schools will get one free meal each school day and and will have just access to an education. The...


  • FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education

    ­This law falls under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and also the Rehabilitation Act. A Free Appropriate Public Education mea...


  • IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Services provided under idea include early intervention to children birth to five years old, special education services and curriculum modificatio...


  • IDEIA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

    ­The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) contains four parts: Part A outlines IDEIA's purpose and defines term...


  • IEP - Individual Education Plan

    ­The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), established in 1990, states that an IEP must be established for any child that qualifies for...


  • IHCP - Individualized Health Care Plan

    ­These children have or are at risk of having development­al, emotional, behavioral or chronic physical conditions and require extensive health and ...


  • LD - Learning Disabled

    It is often a surprise to some people at how large a population the learning disabled community is and how varied it is as well. The cause of m...


  • LDT-C - Learning Disabilities Consultants

    Out of every seven people in the population of the U.S.A., at least one is affected by learning disabilities. This is according to Camille Betram,...


  • LRE - Least Restrictive Environment

    ­Some disabilities prevent the child from being fully mainstreamed with typical peers. These are the children for whom Individualized Education Teams...


  • OHI - Other Health Impairments

    ­Whether a condition falls under OHI depends on the limitations the condition plac­es on the student in three different areas: alertness, strength a...


  • PWN - Prior Written Notice

    ­This responsibility holds true whether the school board is referring the child for testing and evaluation or whether they’re planning to­ place t...


  • RTI - Response to Intervention

    ­Its main objective is to identify the weakness in a child and develop strategies to enable the child learn effectively, regardless of how long it ta...


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friday, september 19. 2014 - (week 38)