Revision 13-2; Effective September 6, 2013


AAIDD — American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

ABL — Adaptive Behavior Level

ABS — Adaptive Behavior Scales

ADL — Activities of Daily Living

ARD — Admission, Review and Dismissal

CAP — Corrective Action Plan

CAS — Community Attendant Services

CBA — Community Based Alternatives

CDS — Consumer Directed Services

CDSA — Consumer Directed Service Agency

CFS — Continued Family Services

CLASS — Community Living Assistance and Support Services

CMA — Case Management Agency

CMPAS — Consumer Managed Personal Attendant Services

CRS — Consumer Rights and Services

DADS — Department of Aging and Disability Services

DARS — Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

DBMD — Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities

DFPS — Department of Family and Protective Services

DR — Designated Representative

DSA — Direct Service Agency

DSHS — Department of State Health Services

ERS — Emergency Response Services

EVV — Electronic Visit Verification

FC — Family Care

FMS — Financial Management Services

FMSA — Financial Management Services Agency

HCS — Home and Community-based Services

HDM — Home-Delivered Meals

HHSC — Health and Human Services Commission

ICAP — Inventory for Client and Agency Planning

ICF/IID — Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions

IEP — Individual Education Plan

IHFSP — In-Home and Family Support Program

IPC — Individual Plan of Care

IPP — Individual Program Plan

LA — Local Authority

LAR — Legally Authorized Representative

LOC — Level of Care

MDCP — Medically Dependent Children Program

OT — Occupational Therapy

PDP — Person Directed Planning

PHC — Primary Home Care

PT — Physical Therapy

RC — Residential Care

SARC — Sanction Action Review Committee

SFS — Support Family Services

SIB-R — Scales of Independent Behavior – Revised

SPT — Service Planning Team

SSI — Social Security Income

SSPD — Special Services for Persons with Disabilities (24-Hour)

TAS — Transition Assistance Services

TMHP — Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership

TxHmL — Texas Home Living

UR — Utilization Review

Vineland-II — Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Second Edition