• Acronyms Guide

     Here is a list of acronyms related to Special Education that you may hear used at Pflugerville ISD:

    ABA Applied Behavior Analysis
    ABLLS Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills
    ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
    ADHD Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    APE Adapted Physical Education
    ARD Admissions, Review, and Dismissal
    ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
    AT Assistive Technology
    AU Autism
    BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
    CBA Curriculum Based Assessment
    CBI Community Based Instruction
    CM Content Mastery
    COMM Communication Classroom
    CP Cerebral Palsy
    DB DeafBlind
    DHH Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    DSM Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition)
    EA Educational Associate
    EAC Essential Academics Classroom
    ECI Early Childhood Intervention
    ECSE Early Childhood Special Education (Formerly Known as PPCD)
    ED Emotional Disturbance
    ESY Extended School Year
    FAPE Free and Appropriate Public Education
    FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment
    FERPA Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
    FIE Full Individual Evaluation
    IBC Intensive Behavior Classroom
    ID Intellectual Disability
    IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (PL 101-476)
    IEP Individualized Education Program
    ITP Individual Transition Plan
    LAP Learning Accomplishment Profile
    LD Learning Disability
    LRE Least Restrictive Environment
    LSSP Licensed Specialist in School Psychology
    NCLB No Child Left Behind
    OC Opportunity Center
    OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    OHI Other Health Impairment
    OI Orthopedic Impairment
    O & M Orientation and Mobility
    OT Occupational Therapy
    PALS Preschoolers Acquiring Language Skills
    PDD Pervasive Developmental Disorder
    PLAAFP Present Levels of Academic Achievement & Functional Performance
    PT Physical Therapy
    RDSPD Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
    RTI Response to Intervention
    SAMA Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression
    SI Speech Impairment
    SLP Speech-Language Pathologist
    TEA Texas Education Agency
    TEKS Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
    TRC Texas Rehabilitation Commission
    TSB Texas School for the Blind
    TSD Texas School for the Deaf
    VAC Vocational Adjustment Class
    VI Visual Impairment


    Pflugerville ISD Special Education Department 
    1401 W. Pecan Street
    Pflugerville, TX 78660
    Phone: 512-594-0160
    Fax: 512-594-0161
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM