Frequently Used Acronyms

ABA: Applied Behavior Analysis
ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
BIP: Behavior Intervention Plan
BOE: Board of Education
CPSE: Committee on Preschool Education
CST: Child Study Team
CSE: Committee on Special Education
ED: Emotionally Disturbed
FAPE: Free Appropriate Public Education
GA: Grade Equivalent
GPA: Grade Point Average
HI: Hearing Impaired
IEP: Individualized Education Plan
IST: Instructional Support Team
LD: Learning Disabled
LEP: Limited English Proficient
LRE: Least Restrictive Environment
OHI: Other Health Impaired
OMRDD: Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
OT: Occupational Therapist
PE: Physical Education
PPS: Pupil Personnel Services
PSEN: Pupils with Special Education Needs
PT: Physical Therapy
RCT: Regents Competency Test
SD: Standard Deviation
SE: Special Education
SED: State Education Department
SEIT: Special Education Itinerant Teacher
SI: Speech Impaired
TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury
VESID: Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
VI: Visually Impaired/Visual Impairment/Variable Interval
VocEd: Vocational Education
WISC: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
WISC-R: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Revised
WRAT: Wide Range Achievement Test
Z: Standard Score