ADD/ADHD    Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
APE Adapted Physical Education
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
AT Assistive Technology
BSP Behavior Support Plan
CAHSEE California High School Exit Exam
CCS Callifornia Children's Service
CDE California Department of Education
CEC Council for Exceptional Children
CPS Child Protection Services
DHOH Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
DRDP Desired Results Development Profile (state-funded preschool assessment)
E)CE Early Childhood Education
ED Emotionally Distrurbed
ELL English Language Learner
EMD Established Medical Disability
ESY Extended School Year (summer school for special education students)
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FSP Functional Skills Program
IDEA/IDEIA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP Individual Educational Program
IFSP Individual Family Service Plan
ILS Independent Living Skills
IQ Intelligence Quotient
ISGI Individual Small Group Instruction
ITP Individualized Transition Plan
LCI Learning Children's Institution
LD Learning Disability/Disabled
LEA Local Education Agency
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
NPA Non-public Agency
NPS  Non-public School
OAH Office of Administration Hearings
OCR Office of Civil Rights
OHI Other Health Impaired
OI Othropedically Impaired
OM Orientation & Mobility
OSEP Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education
OT Occupational Therapy
OTR Occupational Therapist, Registered
PSSP Private School Services Plan
PT Physical Therapy/Therapist
RSP Resource Specialist Program
RTI Response to Intervention
SDC Special Day Class
SELPA Special Education Local Plan Area
SH Severely Handicapped
SMD Severaly MultiplyDisabled
SPED Special Education
SS Standard Score
SST Student Support Team
TBI Truamatic Brain Injury
VI Visually Impaired
WIAT Wechsler Individual Achievement Test
WISC Wechsler Intellegence Scale for Children