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Common Acronyms

AAC Adaptive, Augmentative Communication
AAMR American Association of Mental Retardation
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
APE Adapted Physical Education
APSI Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc.
BD Behavior Disorders
BSVI Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired
BVR Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
CARF The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission
CD Communication Disorders
CEC Council for Exceptional Children
CILO Center for Independent Living Options
CITE Community Integrated Training and Education
COEDI Children's Ohio Eligability Determination Instrument
CP Cerebral Palsy
DD Developmental Disability
DD Council Ohio Developmental Disabilties Council
DDA Developmental Disabilities Act
DJFS Department of Job and Familty Services
DOE Department of Education
DS Down Syndrome
EC Early Childhood
EI Early Intervention
EIA Early Intervention Assistant
EIS Early Intervention Specialist
FAST Functional Analysis Screening Tool
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
ICF/MR Immediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded
IDEIA Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvment Act
IEP Individual Education Plan
IFSP Individual Family Service Plan
ILO Independent Living Options
INFF Information Network for Families
IO Individual Options Waiver
IP Individual Plan
ISIS Individuals Served Information System
MR Mental Retardation
MUI Major Unusual Incident
NCLB No Child Left Behind
OACBMR/DD Ohio Association of County Boards of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
ODDC Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council
QI Quality Improvement
SERRC Special Education Regional Resource Council
SBH Severe Behavioral Handicap
SF Service facilitator
SLP Speech Language Pathologist
SSDI Social Securty Disability Income
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
UCP United Cerebral Palsy
UI Unusual Incident
VI Visually Impaired
WRC Work Resource Center