Acronyms Used in Special Education

Acronym Meaning
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
ASL American Sign Language
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
CEC Council for Exceptional Children
DD Developmental Delay
D/B Deaf/Blind
DOE Department of Education
ED Emotional Disability
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
HHPD Hard of Hearing Profoundly Deaf
LD Learning Disability
Mild ID Mild Intellectual Disability
Mod ID Moderate Intellectual Disability
OHI Other Health Impairment
OI Orthopedic Impairment
OT Occupational Therapy
PT Physical Therapy
SID Severe Intellectual Disability
SLP Speech Language Pathology
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TDD Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
VI Visually Impaired