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Acronyms

AB Assembly Bill
APE Adaptive Physical Education
APT Assessment Planning Team
BD Behavioral Disorder
CAC Community Advisory Committee
CH Communicatively Handicapped
CMH Community Mental Health
DB Deaf/Blind
DCH Development Center for Handicapped
DD Developmental Disabilities
DDS Department of Developmental Services
DIS Designated Instruction & Services
EAS Education Assessment Service
EMR Educable Mentally Retarded
HOH Hard of Hearing
IEP Individual Education Plan
ILS Independent Living Skills
IPP Individual Program Plan
ITP Individual Transition Plan
LD Learning Disabled
LEA Local Education Agency
LH Learning Handicapped
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
MH Multihandicapped
MR Mental Retardation
MIS Management Information System
NLD Nonverbal Learning Disability
NVLD Non Verbal Learning Disability
OH Orthopedically Handicapped
OSERS Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
OT Occupational Therapist
PH Physically Handicapped
PL Public Law
PT Physical Therapist
RC Regional Center
RS Resource Specialist
RSP Resource Specialist Program
SAT School Appraisal Team
SB Senate Bill
SDC Special Day Class
SEAC Special Education Advisory Council
SED Seriously Emotionally Disturbed
SELPA Special Education Local Plan Area
SLD Specific Learning Disability
SIP School Improvement Plan
SH Severely Handicapped
SSI Supplemental Security Income
SST Student Study Team
VH Visually Handicapped