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Decoding--ability to understand and to find meaning for facts, information, experiences which occur in the environment; in schools, means the ability to recognize words, say them aloud correctly, but not necessarily knowing the meaning.
Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM-V)
Direct Instruction (DI)--presents new content and skills in a strict order. Students practice the content and skill in class exercises and homework and are evaluated by tests similar to practice exercises.
Due Process--Per the IDEA, due process is one of the procedures used to resolve disputes. A due process hearing is usually a formal hearing with attorneys present where each side presents its case to a hearing officer.
Early Intervention (EI)--refers to the overall programming and/or placement designed to support students age Birth to age 4
Educably Mentally Retarded (EMR)--This classification is no longer used to describe the cognitive capacity of an individual.
Educational Consultant--a position in which the consultants have proven experience in the education field in addition to possessing varying degrees of education and/or training specifically in the field of education and special education.
Emotional Disturbance (ED)--a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree, which adversely affects educational performance.
Emotional IQ (EQ)
Emotional Support (ES)--a support program for students with emotional/psychological concerns. Program may or may not take place in a classroom.
Encoding--the ability to express ideas in symbols or words (spelling)
English as a Second Language (ESL)--Refers to students who are learning English as an additional language. These students need specialized instruction to help them acquire English language skills and to master the required curriculum.
English Language Learners (ELL)--Refers to students who are learning English as an additional language. These students need specialized instruction to help them acquire English language skills and to master the required curriculum.
Executive Functioning--Refers to the processes of planning, sequencing, organizing, and/or decision-making
Extended School Year (ESY)--A provision for special education students to receive instruction during ordinary school “vacation” periods, or at any time when school is not typically in session. ESY services or programming may focus on all, or only some, of a child’s needs that are addressed during the regular school year, depending on the needs of the child. The IEP team determines whether a child needs ESY services as part of the IEP process.ESY occurs when a student meets one or more of the criteria demonstrating a need for educational services during the times when school may not regularly be scheduled.
Extinction Burst--a behavioral term characterized by a short term increase in behaviors as a result of applying behavioral techniques and consequences.
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