ADA Acronyms & Abbreviations

Find acronyms and abbreviations related to disability, technology and law in this ADA Acronyms & Abbreviations page or visit our ADA Glossary of Terms or Search Dictionary Resources. Related links provided where appropriate. (Shortcut letter links listed only if there are words that start with that letter.)

 

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K

  • K-12 – Kindergarten through 12th Grade (United States)

L

  • LEA – Local Educational Agency

N

O

P

  • PDF – Portable Document Format
  • PSA – Public Service Announcement

R

S

  • SEA – State Educational Agency
  • SMIL – Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language
  • STS – Speech-To-Speech

T

  • TDD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
  • TRSTelecommunications Relay Services
  • TTY – Teletype writer or text telephone (telecommunications device for the hearing impaired)

U

  • UD – Universal Design
  • UDL – Universal Design for Learning
  • US or U.S. – United States

V

  • V – Voice (commonly used in conjunction with TTY as V/TTY)
  • VCO – Voice Carry-Over
  • VRS – Video Relay Services

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This page content originally developed by the Southeast ADA Center.