Terms You Should Know

Music Dictionary from Virginia Tech: http://www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary/

  • This is a comprehensive music dictionary of musical terms from Virginia Tech.

Here are some useful terms, acronyms, and abbreviations that may be useful to you in the education world:

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Acronyms:

IDEA Individuals with Disibilities Education Act

ADA – Americans with Disibilities Act

IEP – Individual Education Plan

FAPE – Free and Appropriate Education

LRE – Least Restrictive Environment

Accomodations vs. Modifications

FBA/PBIP – Functional Behavioral Analysis/Positive Behavior Intervention Plan

ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder

ADD/ADHD – Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyperactivity Disorder

InD – Intellectual Disabilities

LI – Language Impaired

Artic – Articularion

SPMH – Severe/Profound Mentally Handicapped

EBD – Emotionally Behaviorally Disturbed

OHI – Other Health Impaired

DD- Developmentally Delayed

H/H – Deaf/Hard of Hearing

VI – Visually Impaired

EMH – Educable Mentally Handicapped

TMH – Trainable Mentally Handicapped

ACAT – Assistive Communication Device

TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury

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