12465 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606  Phone: (757) 591-4500

Acronym Guide

504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973
ADA American with Disabilities Act
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
APE Adapted Physical Education
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
ASL American Sign Language
AT Assistive Technology
ATSP Assistive Technology Service Provider
AUT Autism
   
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
CTE Career and Technical Education
DD Developmentally Delayed
DORA Diagnostic Online Reading Assessment
DRA Developmental Reading Assessment
EC Eligibility Committee
ED Emotional Disabilities
ELL English Language Learners
EPP Enhancing Professional Practice Mentoring Program
eSIS Electronic Student Information System
ESL English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESY Extended School Year
FABT Family Assessment Planning Team
FAPE Free and Appropriate Public Education
FBA Functional Behavior Assessment
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
HI Hearing Impaired
ID Intellectual Disabilities
IATP Integrated Assistive Technology Plan
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP Individual Education Plan
IPOP Inclusive Placement Opportunities for Preschoolers
ITC Instructional Technology Coach
ITP Individual Transition Plan
LD Learning Disabled
LDR Learning Disabled Resource
LRE Least Restrictive Environment

 

MD Mental Disabilities
MID Mild Intellectual Disabilities
MOID Moderate Intellectual Disabilities
MUL Multiple Disabilities
NCLB No Child Left Behind
OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder
OHI Other Hearing Impairments
OI Orthopedically Impaired
OT Occupational Therapy
PALS Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening
PEEP Program for Educating Exceptional Preschoolers
PERC Parent Educator Resource Center
PLOP Present Level of Performance
PO Probation Officer
PT Physical Therapy
PWN Prior Written Notice
RTI Response to Intervention
SES Supplemental Educational Services
SLP Speech/Language Pathologist
SOA Standards of Accreditation
SOL Standards of Learning
SOQ Standards of Quality
SPED Special Education
SPD Severe and Profound Disabilities
SRO School Resource Officer
TA Teacher Assistant
T/TAC Training and Technical Assistance Center
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TSS Technical Support Specialist
UbD Understanding by Design
VAAP Virginia Alternative Assessment Program
VCLA Virginia Communications & Literacy Assessment (teachers)
VDOE Virginia Dept. of Education
VEA Virginia Education Association
VGLA Virginia Grade Level Alternative Assessment
VI Visually Impaired
VRA Virginia Reading Assessment