Eldred, age 26

special education abbreviations

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ARC - Association for Retarded Citizens
BED- Behavioral/Emotional Disorder
CCR - Cross-Categorical Resource
CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
CHADD - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
DD - Developmentally Delayed
ESL - English as a Second Language
ESY - Extended School Year
IEP - Individualized Education Program
IFSP - Individualized Family Service Plan
FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education
HI - Hearing Impairment
IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
LD - Learning Disabilities
LEA - Local Educational Authority
LRE - Least Restrictive Environment
MD - Mental Disabilities
MR - Mental Retardation
MDT - Multidisciplinary Team
OHI - Other Health Impairment
OI - Orthopedic Impairment
PDD - Pervasive Developmental Delay
S/LI - Speech/Language Impairment
SPED - Special Education
SST - Student Support Team
TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury
VI - Visual Impairment