Acronym List

Acronym  Description 
AL

Active Learning
ARD

Admission, Review & Dismissal 
APE

Adapted Physical Education 
ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder
AT

Assistive Technology
BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan
CM

Contecnt Mastery
ECI

Early Childhood Intervention
ECS

Early Childhood School
ED

Emotional Disturbance
ESY

Extended School Year
FAPE

Free & Appropriate Public Education 
FBA

Functional Behavior Assessment 
FERPA

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act
FIE

Full Individual Evaluation 
GT

Gifted and Talented
ID

Intellectual Disability
IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 
IEP

Individualized Education Program
IHPT

In-Home/Parent Training
IFP

Individual Focus Plan
LD

Learning Disability
LRE

Least Restrictive Environement
LIFE

Life Skills Class
LSSP

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology
MT

Music Therapy
OHI

Other Health Impairment
OT

Occupational Therapy

PASS


Positive Approach to Student Success
PLAAFP


Present Levels of Academic Achievement & Functional Performance

ESCE

Early Childhood Special Education (Previously PPCD)
PT

Physical Therapy
RTI

Response to Intervention

SEL

Social Emotional Learning

SI

Speech Impairment
SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

TEA

Texas Education Agency

TEKS

Texas Essential Knowledge &  Skills