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Laws and Definitions

Public Housing

Federally funded, government-run housing. Must apply at Dept. of Public Housing

Subsidized Housing

Federally funded, privately owned developments; must apply to each development individually

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is the monthly cash assistance program for poor families with children under age 18.

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is the monthly cash assistance program for poor families with children under age 18.

CSAP

Comprehensive Student Assistance Process (CSAP)- 3 tiered process to identify students who need support in classrooms.

Child Find

Process where teachers identify children with possible special education needs for referrals to intervention programs.

IFSP

Individual Family Service Plan – written plan for children 0-3 years old with developmental delays and the services they will receive- Family Focused

ITP (Individualized Transition Plan)

This written plan start when a special needs child turns 16 years old. The IEP team meets with the student to discuss and plan for future goals including: post-secondary education, vocational training, independent employment, adult services, independent living, and community participation.

WRAP Around Services

Multidisciplinary behavioral and therapeutic supports for children ages 0-21 that places supports in the child’s community, school, and home.

GPS

General Protective Service- involves neglect, lack of supervision, lack of daily basic needs. Protective service will respond in one to six days.