Name Description
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
APE Adapted Physical Education
CATS Career and Transition Services
DHH Deaf and Hard of Hearing
DIS Designed Instructional Services – sometimes called related services such as Language and Speech, Adapted P.E., itinerant services fro the Visually Handicapped.
ESY Extended School Year (summer school or intersession)
504 Section 504 of the American Disabilities Act
Hughes Bill State Legislation re management of serious behavior problems of disabled students
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Act
IEP Individual Education Plan
ITP Individual Transition Plan
LCI Licensed Children’s Institution
LD Learning Disabled
LEP Limited English Proficient
LH Learning Handicapped
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
MH Multiple Handicaps
OHI Other Health Impaired
OT Occupational Therapy
PL 94-142 Public Law 94-142 (reauthorized as IDEA)
PT Physical Therapy
RST/RSP Resource Specialist Teacher/Resource Specialist Program
SDC Special Day Class
SESAC Special Education Student Assignment Coordination
SESU Special Education Service Unit
SIS Student Information System
SST Student Study Team
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
VH Visually Handicapped