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Acronyms Frequently Used in Special/Gifted Education

from http://www.ericec.org/fact/acronyms.html

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This list is not comprehensive; it is intended as a quick reference. (Section "A" is below.)

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
 

AAD

adaptive assistive devices

AAT

advanced academic training

ABA

applied behavior analysis

ABD

antisocial behavior disorders

ABE

adult basic education

AC

alternative certification

ACROS

automated cross referencing occupational system

ACT

American College Testing

AD

attachment disorder

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act; average daily attendance

ADC

aid to dependent children

ADD

attention deficit disorder

ADHD

attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder

ADL

activities of daily living

ADM

average daily membership

ADR

alternative dispute resolution

ADVOC-NET

adult vocational network

AEA

acquired eleptiform aphasia (Landau-Kleffner syndrome)

AEP

alternative education placement

AFDC

aid to families with dependent children

AFS

adult and family services

AG

annual goal

AHSD

adult high school diploma

AI

auditorily impaired

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

AIT

Agency for Instructional Technology

ALO

alternative learning options

ALS

advanced life support

AMD

alternative mobility device

AP

advanced placement

APD

antisocial personality disorder; auditory processing disorder

APE

adaptive physical education

APPE

average per pupil expenditure

ARD

admission, review, and dismissal [committee]

ARP

advisory review panel

ASC

advanced study center

ASD

autism spectrum disorder

ASDO

alternative service delivery options

ASL

American Sign Language

AT

assistive technology

ATC

area technical center; alternative teacher certification

ATCP

alternative teacher certification program

AU

autistic

AUT

autism

AVTI

area vocational technical institute

AYP

annual yearly progress

 

Visit http://www.ericec.org/fact/acronyms.html for the rest of the acronym database.

    

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