• ADD Administration on Developmental Disabilities (federal agency on disabilities)
  • AADD Alaska Association on Developmental Disabilities (service providers)
  • ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center
  • AMHTA Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
  • APA Adult Public Assistance Program
  • APS Adult Protective Services
  • ATAP Alaska Temporary Assistance Program
  • CCMC Child with Complex Chronic Medical Condition
  • DD Developmental Disability
  • DMHDD Division of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
  • DHSS Department of Health and Social Services
  • DMA Division of Medical Assistance
  • DPA Division of Public Health
  • DVR Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • DEED Department of Education and Early Development
  • EPSDT Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (a Medical service for Children)
  • FAE Fetal Alcohol Effects
  • FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • FASD Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • ESER Evaluation Summary Eligibility Report
  • ICC Integrated Coordination Council (Part of Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education)
  • ICF Intermediate Care Facility
  • ICF/MR Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded
  • IDD Individual Developmental Disability
  • IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • IEP Individual Education Plan
  • IFSP Individual Family Service Plan
  • ILP Infant Learning Program
  • LD Learning Disabled
  • LRE Least Restrictive Environment
  • MCH Maternal, Child and Family Health (section of DPH)
  • MH/DD Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (Division of DHSS)                              
  • NADDC National Association of Developmental Disabilities
  • NARC National Arc
  • NECTAS National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System
  • OCR Office of Civil Rights
  • OCS Office of Children’s Services
  • OSEP Office of Special Education
  • OSERS Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (federal)
  • SESA Social Education Service Agency
  • STAR Short-term Assistance and Referral
  • TA Technical Assistance
  • TASH The Association of Persons with Severe Handicaps
  • UCED University Center on Disabilities (formerly UAP)
  • WIC Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program
  • WIN Work Incentive Program