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Alphabet Soup

Acronyms of Employment and Vocational Services

 

ACT

AIDS Connecticut

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADAP

AIDS Drug Assistance Program

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADE

Adult Basic Education

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADL

Activities of Daily Living

AETC

AIDS Education and Training Centers

AIDS

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ART

Anti-Retroviral Therapy

ARV

Anti-Retroviral

ASO

AIDS Service Organization

AT

Assistive Technology

BESB

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

BRS

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

BRTA/LRTA

Business Responds to AIDS/Labor Responds to AIDS

CAP

Client Assistance Program

CBO

Community Based Organization

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDHI

Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

CRC

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

CRPs

Community Rehabilitation Programs

CTWorks

Connecticut Works

CWP

Capital Workforce Partners

DAS

Department of Administrative Services

DD

Developmental Disability

DDS

Department of Developmental Services

DMHAS

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

DOE

Department of Education

DOJ

Department of Justice

DOL

Department of Labor

DORS

Department of Rehabilitation Services

DOT

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

DPH

Department of Public Health

DSS

Department of Social Services

EEOC

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EN

Employment Network

EPE

Extended Period of Eligibility

ETA

Employment and Training Administration

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

FMLA

Family and Medical Leave Act

FTE

Full-Time Equivalent

GED

General Equivalency Diploma

GSE

Group Supported Employment

HAART

Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy

HAB

HIV/AIDS Bureau

HCV

Hepatitus C Virus

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HOPWA

Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration

HUD

Department of Housing and Urban Development

IDA

Individual Development Accounts

IDU

Injection Drug User

ILC

Independent Living Center

IRWE

Impairment Related Work Expense

ITA

Individual Training Accounts

IV

Intravenous

JAN

Job Accommodation Network

JSS

Job Seeking Skills

LD

Learning Disability

LEP

Limited English Proficiency

LGBT

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

LGBTQ

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning

LMI

Labor Market Information

MI

Mental Illness

MPTN

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

MSFW

Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker

MSM

Men who have Sex with Men

NHAS

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

NIDRR

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

NWPC

National Working Positive Coalition

O*NET

Occupational Information Network

OCR

Office of Civil Rights

ODEP

Office of Disability Employment Policy

OJT

On-the-Job Training

ONAP

Office of National AIDS Policy

OSERS

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Act

OT

Occupational Therapy

P&A

Protection and Advocacy

PASS

Plan for Achieving Self-Support

PLWHA

People Living with HIV/AIDS

PT

Physical Therapy

PTJ

People to Jobs

Rehab Act

Rehabilitation Act

RSA

Rehabilitation Services Administration

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SEI

Supported Employment (Individual)

SGA

Substantial Gainful Activity

SSA

Social Security Administration

SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

SSN

Social Security Number

STD

Sexually Transmitted Disease

TA

Technical Assistance

TACE

Technical Assistance and Continuing Education Centers

TB

Tuberculosis

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

TEP

Transitional Employment Programs

TTWWIIA

Ticket To Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act

TTY

Teletypewriter

TWP

Trial Work Period

UI

Unemployment Insurance

VA

Veteran's Administration

VOC-ED

Vocational Education

VR

Vocational Rehabilitation

VRC

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

WIA

Workforce Investment Act of 1998

WIB

Workforce Investment Board

WOTC

Work Opportunity Tax Credit