Ambridge Area School District

901 Duss Avenue, Ambridge PA 15003 | 724.266.2833

  
  

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FREQUENTLY USED ACRONYMNS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

ADD= ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER

ADHD= ATTENTION DEFICIT WITH HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

BSE= BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

BSP= BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT PLAN

BVIU= BEAVER VALLEY INTERMEDIATE UNIT

CST= CHILD STUDY TEAM

ER= EVALUATION REPORT

ES= EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

ESY = EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR

FAPE= FREE AND APPROPRIATE PUBLIC EDUCATION

FBA= FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

IDEIA= INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT

IEP= INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM

LEA= LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY

LRE= LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT

LS= LEARNING SUPPORT

LSS= LIFE SKILLS SUPPORT

MD= MANIFESTATION DETERMINATION

MDE= MULTI-DISCIPLINARY EVALUATION

MR= MENTAL RETARDATION

NCLB= NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT

NOREP= NOTICE OF RECOMMENDED EDUCATION PLACEMENT

NOTICE= PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARD NOTICE

ODD = OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER

ODR= OFFICE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION

PATTAN= THE PENNSYLVANIA TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NETWORK

PDD= PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENT DISORDER

PDE= PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

PSSA= PENNSYLVANIA SYSTEM OF STATE ASSESSMENT

PTE= PERMISSION TO EVALUATE

RR= RE-EVALUATION REPORT

RTI= RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION