Acronyms

(Some Acronyms are unique to St. Tammany Parish)

Following is a list of commonly used acronyms in the regular,
special education, mental health, and other community service fields.

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ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

APE

Adapted Physical Education

AT

Assistive Technology

BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan

CAAB

Classroom Assistance for Atypical Behavior

CBE

Community Based Education

CBVE

Community Based Vocational Education

CHADD

Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

CHAMPS

Conversation-Help-Activity-Movement-Participation

DD

Developmentally Delayed

DHH

Department of Health and Hospitals

ED

Emotional Disturbance

ESL

English as a Second Language

ESYS

Extended School Year Services

ESY IEP

Extended School Year Individualized Education Program

FAPE

Free Appropriate Public Education

FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FINS

Families in Need of Services

FBA

Functional Behavior Assessment

GED

General Education Development

GEE

Graduate Exit Exam

HI

Hearing Impairment

H/H

Hospital/Homebound

IAES

Interim Alternative Educational Setting

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act

IEE

Independent Educational Evaluation

IEP

Individualized Education Program

IFSP

Individualized Family Service Plan

ISC

Interagency Service Coordination

LEA

Local Education Agency

LEAP

Louisiana Educational Assessment Program

LRE

Least Restrictive Environment

LRS

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

LATAAP

Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Program

MAE

Management Alternatives in Education

MFP

Minimum Foundation Program


MHP

Mental Health Provider

NCI

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

NCLB

No Child Left Behind

NPR

Non-Parish Review

O&M

Orientation and Mobility Training

OCS

Office of Community Services

ODR

Officially Designated Representative

OFAT

Out-of-Field Authorization to Teach

OHI

Other Health Impaired

OI

Orthopedic Impairment

OT

Occupational Therapy

OYD

Office of Youth Development (Juvenile Services)

PAS

Pupil Appraisal Services

PBIP

Positive Behavior Intervention Plan

PE

Physical Education

PEI

Preschool Early Intervention

PT

Physical Therapy

PTU

Para-educator Training Unit

RNC

Reduced Numbers Class

SAT

Student Assistance Team

SBLC

School Building Level Committee

SEA

State Education Agency

SIB

Self-Injurious Behavior

SIS

Student Information System

SLD

Specific Learning Disability

SP

Services Plan

STARC

Services-Training-Advocacy-Resources-Connection

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

TOV

Threat of Violence

VI

Visually Impairment

VOA

Volunteers of America