Disability & Special Education Acronyms (Updated January 2016) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)
Welcome to the alphabet soup of special education!
The disability community is full of acronyms that people constantly use in writing and in conversation, and it’s important to know what those acronyms stand for. Acronyms are used in order to abbreviate names or phrases. The CPIR is pleased to provide this list of special education and disability-related acronyms, and hope it helps our readers quickly connect with the meaning of pivotal acronyms in the field.