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Alphabet Soup


LRE?, BIP?, IEP?  What does it all mean?!? Special Education seems to have more acronyms than any other field.  Here's a list to take the WTH out of it!

IDEA.............................................Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
ADA..............................................Americans with Disabilities Act
FAPE............................................Free Appropriate Public Education
LRE...............................................Least Restrictive Environment
NCLB............................................No Child Left Behind
RTI................................................Response to Intervention

PRISE...........................................Parental Rights in Special Education
NJAC.............................................New Jersey Administrative Code
NJDOE..........................................New Jersey Department of Education
OSEP............................................Office of Special Education Programs
LEA................................................Local Education Agency
SEAC.............................................Special Education Advisory Committee

CST...............................................Child Study Team
IEP.................................................Individualized Education Program
ESY................................................Extended School Year
CCCS.............................................Core Curriculum Content Standards

ABA................................................Applied Behavior Analysis
BIP.................................................Behavioral Intervention Plan
FBA................................................Functional Behavior Assessment
ASD................................................Autism Spectrum Disorder