ACRC Glossary

AB xxx

Assembly Bill xxx

ABA

Applied Behavior Analyst

ACRC

Alta California Regional Center

ADC

Adult Development Center

ADL

Activities of daily living

AFPF

Annual Family Program Fee

ALJ

Administrative Law Judge

APS

Adult Protective Services

AR

Annual Review

ARCA

Association of Regional Center Agencies

ARM

Alternative Residential Model

ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

BIS

Behavioral Intervention Services

CAC

Client Advisory Committee

CARF

International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.

CARR

California Association of Residences for the Retarded

CASA

Court Appointed Special Advocate Program

CCF

Community Care Facility

CCR

California Code of Regulations

CCS

California Children Services

CDC

Center for Disease Control

CDER

Client Developmental Evaluation Report

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CHAMPUS

Civilian Health and Medical Programs of the Uniformed Services

CHDP

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

CLR

Community Liaison Representative (at Developmental Centers)

CMF

Client Master File

CMH

Community Mental Health

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CP

Cerebral palsy

CPP

Community Placement Plan

CPS

Child Protective Services

DCH

Development Center for the Handicapped

DD

Developmentally disabled

DDS

Department of Developmental Services (California, State of)

DOR

Department of Rehabilitation (California, State of)

DSM-5

Fifth Edition Of The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

DTT

Discrete Trial Training

EAT

Early Autism Treatment

EI

Early Intervention

EPSDT

Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment

FCPP

Family Cost Participation Program

FFA

Foster Family Agency

FHA

Family Home Agency

FY

Fiscal Year

GMHC

Geographic Managed Health Care (program for Medi-Cal recipients)

HCBS

Home and Community Based Services Waiver Program. Commonly referred to as “Medicaid Waiver”

HR

Human Resources

ICF-DD-H

Intermediate Care Facility- Developmentally Disabled-Habiiitatation

ICF-DD-N

Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled -Nursing

ID

Intellectual Disability

IEP

Individual Education Program

IFSP

Individual Family Service Plan

IHSS

In-Home Supportive Services

ILS

Independent Living Services

IPP

Individual Program Plan

IQ

Intelligence Quotient

ITP

Individual Transition Plan

LEA

Local Educational Agency

LVN

Licensed Vocational Nurse

MIND Institute

Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders - UC DAVIS

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MW

Medicaid Waiver

NOA

Notice of Action

OAH

Office of Administrative Hearings

OCRA

Office of Client Rights Advocacy (Protection & Advocacy Inc)

OD

Officer of the Day

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OT

Occupational Therapist

P&l

Personal and Incidental Funds

PAC

Provider Advisory Committee

PARR

Parent At-Risk Report

PDD

Pervasive Deficit Disorder

PDD/NOS

Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Not Otherwise Specified

PFP

Parental Fee Program

PHN

Public Health Nurse

PKU

Phenylketonuria

POS

Purchase of Service

PT

Physical Therapist

PTM

Planning Team Meeting

QMRP

Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional

RC

Regional Center

RN

Registered Nurse

ROP

Regional Occupational Programs

RSP

Residential service provider

RSST

Residential Specialized Services Training

RT

Regional Transit

SA

Social Assessment

SANDIS

San Diego Information System - Regional Center Case Management Software System

SB

Senate Bill (followed by number)

SC

Service Coordinator - Primary regional center staff that supports clients and families

SCDD

State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SDC

State Developmental Center

SELPA

Special Education Local Planning Area

SLS

Supported Living Services

SNF

Skilled Nursing Facility

SSA

Social Security Administration

SSDI

Social Security Disability Income

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

SSP

Supplemental Security Income I State Supplemental Payment

TAR

Treatment Authorization Request

TCM

Targeted Case Management

UCD(MC)

University of California, Davis, Medical Center

UCI

Unique Client Identifier

UFS

Uniform Fiscal System - Regional Center Fiscal Accounting System

VR

Vocational Rehabilitation

W&I

Welfare and Institutions Code

WAP

Work Activity Program

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