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Appendix C: List of acronyms

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(with corresponding French acronym in parenthesis)


CCAC (CASC) – Community Care Access Centre
EA – Educational Assistant
ESL – English as a Second Language
EQAO (OQRE) – Education Quality and Accountability Office
IEP (PEI) – Individual Education Plan
IPRC (CIPR) – Identification, Placement and Review Committee
ISA (AAS) – Intensive Support Amount
PAAC on SEAC – Parent Advisory Council on the SEAC
Regulation 181/98 – Requires school boards to set up IPRC
SEAC (CCED) – Special Education Advisory Committee
SELC – Special Education Learning Centre
SEPPA (AGED) – Special Education Per Pupil Amount
SERT – Special Education Resource Teacher
SIP (IS) – Special Incidence Portion


BSWD (BEH) – Bursary for Students with Disabilities
CSG – (Canadian Study Grant) (Federal portion of BSWD) (Subvention canadienne pour études pour les personnes handicapées)
CSLP (PCPE) – Canadian Student Loans Program (Federal portion of OSAP)
EAPD (AEPH) – Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities
GA – Graduate Assistantship
ODSP (POSPH) – Ontario Disability Support Plan
OSAP (RAFEO) – Ontario Students Assistance Program
OSB – Ontario Special Bursary
OSR (DSO) – Ontario School Record
TA – Teacher’s Assistant
TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language


AD/HD – Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
ABI – Acquired Brain Injury
ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder
ASL – American Sign Language
CDA – Communicative Disorder Assistant
CELF – Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals
MEDU – Ministry of Education
MTCU (MFCU) – Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities
ODS (PHO) – Ontarians with Disabilities Act
PDD – Pervasive Development Disorder
SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet
TACL – Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language

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