Disability Related Acronyms

Disability Related Acronyms

ACCESS VR - Adult Career & Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation
ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADL - Activities of Daily Living
AIS - Academic Intervention Services
AT - Assistive Technology

BIP - Behavior Intervention Plan
BOCES - Board of Cooperative Educational Services

CAH - Care at Home
CAP - Client Assistance Program
CARE - Consumer/Advocate Review & Evaluation
CCSI - Coordinated Children's Services Initiatives
CH - Community Hab
CI - Community Inclusion
CP - Cerebral Palsy
CPS - Child Protective Services
CPEP - Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program
CPSE - Committee on Preschool Special Education
CSE - Committee on Special Education
CT - Consultant Teacher

DD - Developmental Disabilities
DDPC - Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
DDRO - Developmental Disabilities Regional Office
DISCO - Developmental Disabilities Individual Support & Care Coordination Organization
DME - Durable Medical Equipment
DOH - Department of Health
DTx - Day Treatment

EAP - Employee Assistance Program
ECDC - Early Childhood Direction Centers
EI - Early Intervention
EMOD - Environmental Modification

FAPE - Free & Appropriate Public Education
FAS - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
FBA - Functional Behavior Assessment
FC - Family Care
FD - Front Door
FERPA - Family Education & Right to Privacy Act
FET - Family Education & Training
FOIL - Freedom of Information Law
FSS - Family Support Services

HCRA - Health Care Reform Act
HMO - Health Maintenance Organization
HUD - Housing & Urban Development

IBS - Intensive Behavioral Supports
ICS - Individual Community Services
IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEE - Individual Educational Evaluation
IEP - Individualized Education Program
IFSP - Individualized Family Service Plan
ILC - Independent Living Center
IPOP - Individualized Plan of Protective Oversights & Services
IRA - Individualized Residential Alternative
IRWE - Impairment Related Work Expense
ISP - Individualized Service Plan
ISS - Individualized Support Services
IWRP - Individual Written Rehabilitation Plan

LC - Life Coach
LCED - Level of Care Eligibility Determination
LD - Learning Disability
LRE - Least Restrictive Environment

MSC - Medicaid Service Coordination

NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health
NOD - Notice of Determination
NYSCB - NYS Commission for the Blind
NYSED - NYS Education Department

OASAS - Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services
OCFS - Office of Children & Family Services
OCR - Office of Civil Rights
OMH - Office of Mental Health
OPWDD - Office for People with Developmental Disabilities
OSERS - Office of Special Education& Rehabilitation Services
OT - Occupational Therapy
OTDA - NYS Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance

PASS - Plan for Achieving Self Support
PBIS - Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies
PCP - Person Centered Planning
PCSS - Plan of Care Support Services
PLEP - Present Levels of Performance
PT - Physical Therapy
PWS - Prader-Willi Syndrome

QA - Quality Assurance

RSE-TASC - Regional Support Education - Technical Assistance Support Centers
RSFO - Revenue Support Field Office
RTI - Response to Intervention

SCIP - Strategies for Crisis Intervention & Prevention
SD - Self Determination
SEMP - Supportive Employment Medicaid Program
SILC - Statewide Independent Living Council
SLP - Speech Language Pathology
SNT - Supplemental Needs Trust
SODH - State Operated Day Habilitation
SP - Speech Pathology
SSA - Social Security Administration
SSDI - Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI - Supplemental Security Income

TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury
TDD - Telephone Device for the Deaf
TRAID - Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities
TTY - Teletypewriter

UCPA - United Cerebral Palsy Association

VOCR - Voluntary Operated Community Residence

WIC - Women, Infants, Children