This glossary has been compiled and adapted from the following sources, each of which offers more comprehensive glossaries: Special Education Services: A Manual of Policies Procedures and Guidelines; the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation; and the Learning Assistance Manual: The Vital Link.
CSRT – Children’s Services Resource Team
FBA-P – Functional Behavioural Assessment with Planning
ICMP – Integrated Case Management Plan
IEP – Individual Education Plan
LSS – Learning Support Services
PBSP – Positive Behaviour Support Plan
PISP – Provincial Integration Support Program
POPARD – Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders
POPFASD – Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders
SBT – School Based Team
SET-BC – Special Education Technology
Grad Portfolio Requirements:
Dogwood Diploma for students currently in Gr. 10, 11, 12 enrolled in the Graduation Program and are on a path leading to a Dogwood Diploma:
Adult Dogwood Diploma: the student must be at least 19 years of age and must take at least three of their courses leading towards graduation as an adult:
Student Completion Certificate (see below in this glossary for explanation):
High School to Post Secondary or Career:
- Deaf – A deaf person is one who cannot hear sounds below 55 decibels in his best ear.
- Hard of Hearing – a person with any level of hearing loss, from mild to profound, whose primary method of communication is the spoken language.
They have a hearing loss to the extent that makes difficult, but does not preclude, the understanding of speech through the ear alone, with or without a hearing aid. The hard of hearing tend to seek to remain in the mainstream of society.