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What Do The Acronyms Stand For?

What Do The Acronyms Stand For?

When I first logged onto the site, everybody was speaking in code. I couldn't understand what they were talking about. Try as I might, I couldn't find anything on the site or the Q+A like a glossary. So, I decided to start one. I'll begin with some of the terms/acronyms I commonly use. Feel free to add the terms/acronyms that you commonly use!

ASD = Autism Spectrum Disorder
Aspie = A person diagonosed with Asperger's Syndrome
ADHD = Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
ADD = Attention… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

IYDGTHDIGWYA - If You Don't Get That Homework Done, I'm Gonna Whup Your Ass.

posted over 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I think ABA is great if you can get it, also I montiored my grandson diet, Gluten free works best, for him very little sugar.

posted over 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

EGO - eyes glazed over (too much input)

posted over 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

MTHFR - It is an abbreviation for a common genetic condition, relating to the way your body uses folic acid. Current research shows a relationship with autism.

posted over 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Just a few more for now...and by the way @A MyAutismTeam Member I felt the same way and still do from time to time...great job!:)

GF/CF Gluten Free/ Casein Free
SELPA Special Education Local Plan Area
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
IEP Individualized Educational Planning

edited, originally posted over 8 years ago
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