• A

    AAR - Academic Achievement Record
    AB - Adaptive Behavior
    ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder
    ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    AI - Auditory Impairment
    AIP - Accelerated Instruction Plan
    APE - Adapted Physical Education
    ARD - Admission, Review and Dismissal
    ARDC - Admission, Review and Dismissal Committee
    ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder
    AT - Assistive Technology
    AU - Autism
    AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress

    B

    BIL - Bilingual

    C

    CAP - Corrective Action Plan
    CBA - Curriculum Based Assessment
    CBI - Community Based Instruction
    CBVE - Community-Based Vocational Education
    CFR - (Title 19 of the) Code of Federal Regulations
    CIP - Campus Improvement Plan
    CPR - Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
    CSR - Confidential Student Report
    CTE - Career and Technology Education

    D

    DAEP - Disciplinary Alternative Educational Placement
    DARS - Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
    DEC - District Effectiveness and Compliance
    DFPS - Department of Family and Protective Services
    DIP - District Improvement Plan
    DNQ - Does Not Qualify
    DRA - Developmental Reading Assessment
    E

    ECS - Education Service Center
    ED - Emotional Disturbance
    ELL - English Language Learner
    ESL - English as a Second Language
    ESY - Extended School Year Services

    F

    FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education
    FBA - Functional Behavior Assessment
    FERPA - Family Educational Records Privacy Act
    FIE - Full and Individual Evaluation

    G

    GT - Gifted and Talented

    H

    HQ - Highly Qualified

    I

    ID - Intellectual Disability
    IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    IDEA ‘97 - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997
    IDEA '04 - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 2004
    IEP - Individual Education Program
    IFSP - Individual Family Service Plan
    IHPT - In Home/Parent Training
    IPI - Intensive Program of Instruction
    IQ - Intelligence Quotient
    ITP - Individual Transition Plan

    J

    JJAEP - Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Placement

    L

    LPAC - Language Proficiency Assessment Committee
    LD - Learning Disability
    LEA - Local Education Agency
    LEP - Limited English Proficiency
    LRE - Least Restrictive Environment
    LSSP - Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

    M

    MD - Multiple Disabilities
    MDR - Manifestation Determination Review
    MHMRA - Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority
    MODS - Modification
    MOU - Memorandum of Understanding

    N

    NCEC - Non-Categorical Early Childhood
    NCI - Non-violent Crisis Intervention
    NCLB - No Child Left Behind

    O

    OCR - Office of Civil Rights
    O&M - Orientation and Mobility
    OI - Orthopedic Impairment
    OSEP - Office of Special Education Programs
    OHI - Other Health Impairment
    OT - Occupational Therapist

    P

    P.L. - Public Law
    PBMAS - Performance Based Monitories Analysis System
    PBS - Positive Behavioral Supports
    PDD - Pervasive Development Disorder
    PEIMS - Public Education Information Management System
    PPCD - Pre-school Programs for Children with Disabilities
    PLAAFP - Present Levels of Academic and Functional Performance
    PT - Physical Therapist

    R

    RTI - Response to Intervention

    S

    SAT - Student Assistance Team
    SDI - Specially Designed Instruction
    SEA - State Education Agency
    SI - Speech Impairment
    SL - Structured Learning
    SSI - Student Success Initiative
    STAAR - State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness
    STAAR-A - STAAR Accommodated
    STAAR-ALT - STAAR Alternate 2

    T

    TAC - Texas Administrative Code
    TAIS - Texas Accountability Intervention System
    TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury
    TDADS - Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
    TEA - Texas Education Agency
    TEASE - Texas Education Agency Security Environment
    TEC - Texas Education Code
    TEKS - Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
    TTESS - Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System

    V

    VAC - Vocational Adjustment Coordinator
    VI - Visual Impairment