Parent
Center

Terms to Know

A.
Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Adaptive Behavior
Advocate (Advocacy)
Annual Review
Aphasia
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Apraxia
Articulation
Assistive Technology Device (ATD)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Audiology services
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
B.
Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
Behavior Modification
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
C.
Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Cognitive Ability
Conceptual Disorder
Counseling
CPSE (Committee on Preschool Special Education)
CSE (Committee on Special Education)
D.
Declassification
Decoding
Development Aphasia
Developmentally delayed
Disability
E.
Early Intervention Official (EIO)
Early Intervention Official Designee
Early Intervention Program
Evaluation
Expressive Language
Extended School Year Services
F.
Family training (EI)
Feeding services
Fine Motor Skills
Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
G.
Gross Motor Skills
H.
Hyperactivity
Hypoactivity
I.
IDEA
Inclusion
Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Itinerant Services
L.
Learning Disability (LD)
Least Restrictive Environment
M.
Mainstream
Modifications
N.
Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT)
O.
Occupational Therapist
Occupational therapy
Ongoing Service Coordinator (OSC)
P.
Parent training (CPSE)
Perseveration
Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
Physical Therapist
Physical therapy
PROMPT
Psychological services
Psychologist
Pupil Personnel Services
R.
Receptive Language
Related Services
S.
School Psychologist
Section 504
Sensory integration
Sensory integration training
SEPTA (Special Education Parent Teacher Association)
Service coordination
Social History
Social work services
Social Worker
Special Education
Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)
Special Education Teacher
Special instruction
Speech and language therapy
Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
T.
Transition