Tyler County Special Education Cooperative

Our mission:  reaching out, opening doors, evolving abilities . . . together it works! 

Common Acronyms

ADA Americans With Disabilities Act
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AI Auditory Impairment
APE Adaptive Physical Education
ARD Admission, Review, Dismissal
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
AT Assistive Technology
AU Autism
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
CATE Career & Technology Education
CBI Community Based Instruction
CM Content Mastery
CTE Career Technical Education
DB Deaf/Blind
DD Developmental Delayed
DNQ Did Not Qualify
ECI Early Childhood Intervention
ELL English Language Learners
ESL English as a Second Language
EOC End of Course (exam)
ED Emotional Disturbance
ESY Extended School Year
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment
FERPA Family Educational Right of Privacy Act
FIE Full Individual Evaluation
HLS Home Language Survey
ID Intellectual Disability
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP Individual Education Plan
JJAEP Juvenile Justice Alternative Educational Program
LD Learning Disability
LEA Local Educational Agency
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
MD Multiple Disabilities
NCEC Non-Categorical Early Childhood Disability
O & M Orientation & Mobility
OHI Other Health Impairment
OI Orthopedic Impairment
OT Occupational Therapy
PLAAFP Present Level of Academic, Achievement, & Functional Performance
PPCD Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities
PT Physical Therapy
RDSPD Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
REED Review of Existing Evaluation Data
RTI Response to Intervention
SHARS School Health & Related Services
SI Speech Impairment
SLP Speech Language Pathologist
SSI Student Success Initiative
STAAR State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness
STAAR-ALT State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness - Alternate
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TBSI Texas Behavior Support Initiative
TEA Texas Education Agency
TEKS Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills
TELPAS Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System
TREx Texas Record Exchange
TSD Texas School for the Deaf
VI Visually Impaired