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By Linda Wilmshurst Ph.D. ABPP, Alan W. Brue Ph.D. NCSP

A "Parent's advisor to big schooling" bargains helpful details and a good imaginative and prescient of designated schooling that might aid mom and dad in the course of the in all probability overwhelming methods of catch-all courses that encompasses dozens of studying demanding situations: developmental hold up; studying and actual disabilities; emotional disturbance; retardation, autism; and others. full of sensible strategies, pattern kinds, and enlightening examples, this can be a worthy source for aiding each baby study.

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AP assistant principal: an administrator who assists the principal of a school; may also be called a vice principal. G L OS SA R Y 243 APD antisocial personality disorder: a psychiatric condition characterized by chronic behavior, often criminal, that manipulates, exploits, or violates the rights of others. This diagnosis must be made after 18 years of age, and prior to that, teens may be categorized as conduct disordered. auditory processing disorder: an inability to accurately process and interpret sound information.

Org Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE) Direction Service, Inc. O. O. org Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) 730 N. S. O. S. O. org Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) 3300 E. O. S. O. O. O. org National Mental Health Association (NMHA) 2001 N. O. org National Stuttering Association (NSA) 119 W. S. org Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (PWSA) 5700 Midnight Pass Rd. O. org G L O S S A R Y Acronyms 101—Educational Abbreviations and What They Mean Every profession has its own set of acronyms, or shortcuts, that are used to communicate information.

FY fiscal year: a twelve-month period used for calculating yearly financial reports. Most schools use a July 1 to June 30 fiscal year. H HI hearing impairment: a category of special education services for students with an impairment in hearing, whether permanent or fluctuating. HS Head Start: a child development program for children ages 3 to 5 and their families that focuses on increasing the school readiness of young children from low-income families by increasing opportunities for learning. high school: a secondary school offering the final years of high school, usually grades 9 through 12.

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