Glossary of Terms
(in alphabetical order)
ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis.
Behavior Modification - A plan to replace inappropriate social behavior with positive social behavior.
BIP - Behavior Intervention Plan.
Cognitive - Mental processes such as remembering, reasoning, understanding, and decision making.
CPSE - Committee for Preschool Special Education
CSE - Committee for Special Education
CSW - Certified Social Worker
Developmental Delay - Based on Child’s age, child has not attained the expected level of development
EI - Early Intervention, Therapy services for children aged 0-36 months.
FBA - Functional Behavior Assessment.
IEP - Individualized Education Plan A plan addressing the specific needs of a child age 3-5 or a child age 5+
IFSP - Individualized Family Service Plan A plan addressing the specific needs of a child in the Early Intervention program
OT - Occupational Therapy
Therapy that teaches children self-help skills, and enhances motor and postural development
PT - Physical Therapist
SEIT - Special Education Iterant Teacher One on One, Special Education by certified teacher for children aged 3-5.
SLP - Speech and Language Pathologist