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Phone: 717-671-4602 FAX: 717-671-4604
ODP Acronyms


American Association of Mental Retardation

ABA  Applied Behavior Analysis
ADA  Americans with Disabilities Act
ADL  Activities of Daily Living
ADS  Adult Daily Services
ADF  Adult Development Training
ASD  Autism Spectrum Disorder
AT  Assistive Technology
ATF   Adult Training Facility
BHRS  Behavioral Health Rehabilitrative Services
BSE  Bureau of Special Education
BSU  Base Service Unit
CAAC  County Administrators Advisory Committee
CAO  County Assistance Office
CDS  College of Direct Support
CLA  Community Living Arrangement
CMS  Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DD  Developmental Disability
DPW  Department of Public Welfare
FAPE  Free Appropriate Public Education
FBVR  Facility Based Vocational Rehabilitation
FC  Facilitated Communication
FSS Family Support Services
HCBS  Home and Community Based Services
HCQU  Health Care Quality Unit
HCSIS  Home and Community Services Information System
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HRP  Health Risk Profile
ICF/MR  Intermediate Care Facility/Mental Retardation
ICM  Intensive Care Management
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IM Incident Management
IM4Q  Independent Monitoring for Quality
ISO Intermediary Service Organization
ISP Individual Support Plan
IU Intermediate Unit (Local Education Agency)
LMS Learning Management System
LRE Least Restricitive Environment
MA Medical Assistance
MCI Master Client Index
MH Mental Health
MPI Master Provider Index
MR Mental Retardation
M4Q Monitoring for Quality
MYP Multi-Year Plan
OCD Office of Child Development
OCS Office of Mental Retardation Consulting System
OCYF Office of Children, Youth and Families
OMAP Office of Medical Assistance Programs
OMHSAS Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
OMOC Office of Mental Retardation Monitoring of Counties
OMR Office of Mental Retardation
OSP Office of Social Programs
OVR Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
PAC Planning and Advisory Committee
PAR Pennsylvania Association of Resources for Persons with Mental Retardation
PCP Person Centered Planning
PCPA Pennsylvania Community Providers Association
PDE Pennsylvania Department of Education
P/FDS Person/Family Directed Support Waiver
PLF Private Licensed Facility (Interim Care)
PP&A Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy
PROMISeTM Provider Reimbursement and Operation Management Information System
PUNS Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services
QT Quality Initiative
QM Quality Management
QMRP Qualified Mental Retardation Professional
RC Regional Coordinator
SC Supports Coordinator
SEP Supported Employment Program
SIS Supports Intensity Scale
SSA Social Security Administration
SSD Services and Supports Directory
SSDI Social Security Disability Income
SSI Supplemental Security Income
TSM Targeted Service Management