Special Education Abbreviation Terms M - Z

 

MA:

Medical Assistance

MARC:

Montgomery County Association for Retarded Citizens

MDE:

Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation

MDR:

Manifestation Determination Review

MDT:

Multi-Disciplinary Team

MH/MR:

Mental Health / Mental Retardation

MR:

Mental Retardation

NORA:

Notice of Recommended Assignment

NOREP:

Notice of Recommended Educational Placement

OCD:

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCR:

Office for Civil Rights

ODD:

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

ODR:

Office for Dispute Resolution

OHI:

Other Health Impairment

OMH:

Office of Mental Health

OMR:

Office of Mental Retardation

OSEP:

Office of Special Education Programs

OSERS:

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

OT:

Occupational Therapy

OVR:

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

PASA:

Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment

PaTTAN:

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network

PE:

Physical Education

PDD

Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

PDD-NOS:

Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified

PDE:

Pennsylvania Department of Education

PEN:

Parent Education Network

PHC:

Pre-hearing Conference

PIAT-R:

Peabody Individual Achievement Test - Revised

PILCOP:

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

PIN:

Parents Involved Network

PP&A:

Pennsylvania Protection & Advocacy

PPVT:

Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test

PSSA:

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment

PT:

Physical Therapy

PTE:

Permission to Evaluate

PWN:

Prior Written Notice

RR:

Reevaluation Report

RTF:

Residential Treatment Facility

SDI:

Specially Designed Instruction

SEA:

State Educational Agency

SCTN 504:

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

SED:

Serious Emotional Disturbance

SI:

Sensory Integration

SID:

Sensory Integration Dysfunction

S/L:

Speech and Language

SLD:

Specific Learning Disability

SP:

Surrogate Parent

SSDI:

Social Security Disability Insurance

SSI:

Supplemental Security Income

ST:

Speech Therapy

TBI:

Traumatic Brain Injury

TMR:

Trainable Mentally Retarded

TSS:

Therapeutic Support Staff

WAIS-III:

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - Third Edition

WISC-III:

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Third Edition

WISC-IV:

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Fourth Edition

WIAT:

Wechsler Individual Achievement Test

WRAT:

Wide Range Achievement Test

VI:

Visual Impairment