Therapy services for people of all ages.
DDD Acronyms
Northland-Rural Therapy Associates

TERM           DEFINITION
ADD                  Attention Deficit Disorder

ADE                  Arizona Department of Education

ADH                 Adult Developmental Home

ADHD              Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

AHCCCS          Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

ALTCS             Arizona Long Term Care System

APIPA              Arizona Physician's Independent Practice Association   

APS                  Adult Protective Services

ARC                 The Arc of Arizona

ASDB               Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind

AzEIP               Arizona Early Intervention Program

CD                     Cognitive Disability

CHP                  Capstone Health Plan

CIT                  Client Intervention Training

CP                     Cerebral Palsy

CPR                  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CRS                  Children's Rehabilitation Services

DD                    Developmental Disability/Developmental Delay

DDD                  Division of Developmental Disabilities

DES                  Department of Economic Security

DHS                  Department of Health Services

DoE                  Department of Education

ESY                  Extended School Year

FAPE                Free Appropriate Public Education

FAS/FAE          Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effect

HCBS                Home and Community Based Services

HRC                  Human Rights Committee

ICF/MR            Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded

IDEA                  Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IE                        Individualized Education Program

IFSP                    Individualized Family Service Plan

IHS                      Indian Health Services

ISP                       Individual Support Plan

LD                        Learning Disability

MCP                     Mercy Care Plan

OCSHCN              Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs

OT                         Occupational Therapist

PAS                       Pre-Admission Screening

PCP                        Primary Care Physician

PRC                        Program Review Committee

PT                          Physical Therapy

RSA                       Rehabilitation Services Administration

SSI                         Supplemental Security Income

ST                          Speech Therapy

VR                          Vocational Rehabilitation

WIC                       Women, Infants and Children's Program