Director of Special Education & Military Liaison
Frequently Used Education Acronyms/Terms in Special Education
The following is a list of commonly used in special education and other areas related to individuals with disabilities. You may find some of these in the IDEA ’97 regulations, in meetings with school staff, and in the formal paperwork that describes your child’s evaluation, eligibility, and educational program. Knowing what these terms mean can help you become more fully informed and a more effective partner in making decisions for and with your child.
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