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GLOSSARY OF TERMS

The world of Special Education is full of acronyms that can be confusing.  Here is a list of the most commonly used terms.
 

TERM-Meaning

  • ABA-Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • ADD-Attention Deficit Disorder
  • ADHD-Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
  • ASD-Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • CCAC-Community Care Access Centre
  • EA-Educational Assistant
  • IEP-Individual Education Plan
  • IPRC-Identification, Placement and Review Committee
  • LD-Learning Disability
  • OCD-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • ODD-Oppositional Defiance Disorder
  • OT-Occupational Therapist
  • PT-Physiotherapist
  • SEA-Special Education Amount
  • SEAC-Special Education Advisory Committee
  • SERT-Special Education Resource Teacher
  • SLP-Speech and Language Pathologist