Terms to Know

Get a clear explanation for key terms across our wide range of services

Assessment

The process of documenting, usually in measurable terms, knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs.

Autism Spectrum Disorder
CBETS

Community Based Education/Training Services

CDDO

Community Developmental Disability Organization

Developmental Evaluation

Professionals testing to determine eligibilty for services

Developmental Screening

A quick check to see if an evaluation should be done.

Early Intervention

Federally mandated program to support families of children with special needs.

HCBS

Home and Community Based Services Waiver

I/DD

Intellectual/Developmental Disability

IFSP

An Individualized Family Service Plan

Joint Visit

Home visit with the primary coach and another therapist.

NAEYC

National Association for Education of Young Children 

PECS

Picture Exchange Communication System

POC

Plan of Care

Primary Coach

Primary service provider who will make regular home visits.

Scheduler

The person who schedules care

Screening

A way to get information on the growth and development of young children.

SHC

Supportive Home Care

TCM

Targeted Case Management