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    Glossary
    We know that acronyms in the world of education can get a bit overwhelming. Below is a list of commonly used abbreviations that you might hear at an IEP meeting.

    AAC Augmentative and Alternative Communication
    ABA Applied Behavior Analysis
    ABC Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence
    ABLLS Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills®
    AFLS Assessment of Functional Living Skills®
    ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder

    BD Behavioral Disorder
    BIP Behavioral Intervention Plan
    BOE Board of Education

    CST Child Study Team

    DLM Dynamic Learning Maps
    DRA2+ Developmental Reading Assessment, 2nd Edition PLUS
    DTI Discrete Trial Instruction

    EI Early Intervention
    ESY Extended School Year

    FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment

    IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Act
    IEP Individualized Education Program

    LDTC Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
    LRE 
    Least Restrictive Environment

    MD Multiple Disabilities

    NJDOE New Jersey Department of Education
    NJSLA New Jersey Student Learning Assessment
    NJSLS New Jersey Student Learning Standards

    OT Occupational Therapy

    PARCC Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
    PP Paraprofessional
    PT Physical Therapy 

    RS Related Services

    SBJC South Bergen Jointure Commission
    SE Special Education
    SLP Speech Language Pathologist
    STARs Students Transitioning to Adult Responsibilities
    STEAM Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math