EC Acronyms

Areas of Disability:


AU                    Autism Spectrum Disorder


DB                    Deafness-Blindness


DD                    Developmental Delay


DF                    Deafness


ED                    Serious Emotional Disability 


HI                     Hearing Impairment


ID                     Intellectual Disability 


OHI                   Other Health Impairment


SI                     Speech and/or Language Impairment


SLD                  Specific Learning Disabilities


TBI                   Traumatic Brain Injury


VI                     Visual Impairment



Other Acronyms for EC Listed Alphabetically:


ADD                 Attention Deficit Disorder


ADHD               Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


AIG                   Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted


APD                 Auditory Processing Disorder


AYP                 Adequate Yearly Progress


BA                    Behavioral Assessment


BASC               Behavior Assessment System for Children


BIP                   Behavior Intervention Plan


CAPD               Central Auditory Processing Disorder


CC                    Cross-categorical


CEC                 Council for Exceptional Children


DPI                   Department of Public Instruction


ELL                  English Language Learner


EOC/EOG         End of Course/Grade


ESY                 Extended School Year


FAPE               Free Appropriate Public Education


FBA                  Functional Behavior Assessment


HFAU               High Functioning Autism


IDEA                 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act


IEP                   Individual Education Program


IQ                     Intelligence Quotient


ITP                   Individualized Transition Plan


LEA                  Local Education Agency


LEP                  Limited English Proficiency


LRE                  Least Restrictive Environment


NCDPI              North Carolina Department of Public Instruction


NCLB                No Child Left Behind


OCR                 Office of Civil Rights


OCS                 Occupational Course of Study


OSEP               Office of Special Education Programs


OT                    Occupational Therapy


PLP                  Present Levels of Educational Performance


RTI                   Response to Intervention


SCOS               Standard Course of Study


SLP                  Speech Language Pathologist