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Special Educational Abbreviations – What do all of these letters mean?


Do you sometimes ask that each abbreviation is in special education? Do acronyms make your head spin on? This article deals with common special education with acronyms and what it means. This will make it easier for you to take an active part in your disabled child.

first FAPE: free public education. Everyone has the right at IDEA to get free, proper public education

. IDEA: Law on the Education of Disabled Persons; which is the federal law on special education.

3rd IDEA 2004: This federal law, which was re-licensed in 2004. If you see this in an article, it usually means something has changed in IDEA, re-licensing in 2004.

4th LEA: Representation of the local education office, ie local school district

5. SEA: consists of the State Education Office, which is the educational council of your state.

6th The IEP is an individual education plan that needs to be developed for all children who receive special educational services.

7th LRE: refers to the least restrictive environment. LRE means that children with disabilities should be taught in the least restrictive environment where they can learn. The LRE starts and tightens in the regular classroom.

8th NCLB: the law that has not left a child.

ninth IEE is an independent educational evaluation. These parents initiate and pay to help determine their child's disability or educational needs

. The IEE in public publishing is an IEE where the school contributes. There are rules that apply to this and you must learn before you ask the IEE for public spending. Many special educators try to do things that are not allowed within the IDEA, so you have to educate yourself.

eleventh ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorder used by certain districts in their paperwork

. ADD: attention deficit disorder.

13th ADHD: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

14th PWN: Pre-written Notice. Parents should be given the MARD when the school wants to change things in the child's IEP. (eg eligibility, change, refusal to change services, etc.)

15. ABA: Applied Behavioral Analysis, an educational treatment for autism. SID: refers to sensory integration abnormality. Many children with autism have difficulty in sensory integration.

17th SPD: means a sensory processing disorder that is the same as the above, but those in special education call different names.

By understanding the acronyms used by special education staff, the right advocate for proper child rearing can be better.

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