WHAT DO ALL THESE MEAN?
There is an array of Acronyms here are a list of the most commonly used.
FIE or FIIE
Full Individual Evaluation or Full Initial Individual Evaluation- This contains all of the assessment scores and information they evaluators collected and reported. There are approximately 7 sections.
1. Language 2. Sociological 3.Physical & Health. 4. Emotional. 5. Cognitive. 6. Academic 7. Assistive Technology. Related Services will contain their findings and report within one of these sections. NOTE*** an outside private evaluation will differ from an Educational evaluation.
ARD or ARDC or ARDM.
Admissions, Review, Dismissal. The "C" stands for Committee and the "M" stands for members. This is the meeting you will attend to review the evaluation. It will occur annually. You as a parent can call an ARD meeting anytime you feel there is a concern that needs to be address which can not be handled outside of the ARD committee.
Individual Education Program (PLAN). You will hear people say both program and plan. It is the necessary and most important part of your child's specially designed plan. This has all of your child's present levels , goals, accommodations and schedule of service.
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Just a few Terms to Know
MDR - Manifestation Determination Review
FBA- Functional Behavioral Assessment
FAPE - Free and Appropriate Public Education
DAEP - Disciplinary Alternative Education Program
LSSP- Licensed Specialist in School Psychology
The pros and cons...
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