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

A "Parent's advisor to big schooling" deals helpful details and a favorable imaginative and prescient of distinctive schooling that might support mom and dad during the most likely overwhelming strategies of catch-all courses that encompasses dozens of studying demanding situations: developmental hold up; studying and actual disabilities; emotional disturbance; retardation, autism; and others. packed with sensible options, pattern varieties, and enlightening examples, this can be a necessary source for assisting each baby examine.

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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. Education is no different. While they can be a time-saver for school professionals, acronyms can be overwhelming to people who are unfamiliar with the lingo.

The goal of pre-K is to promote school readiness so that children have a better chance of later success in school. PT physical therapy: instructional support and treatment of physical disabilities provided by a trained physical therapist, under a doctor’s prescription, that helps a person improve the use of bones, muscles, joints, and nerves. physical therapist: a trained professional who provides physical therapy. PTA physical therapist assistant: a professional who works under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist and provides rehabilitative services to students with physical or developmental impairments.

Students with APD often do not recognize subtle differences between sounds in words (such as ‘‘hit’’ versus ‘‘hat’’). APE adaptive physical education: alternative physical education for students who cannot participate in the regular program. ASD autism spectrum disorders: one of several disorders characterized by varying degrees of impairment in communication skills, social interactions, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. ASL American Sign Language: a form of communication used among deaf persons.

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