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NIC Acronyms

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AADB
American Association of Deaf Blind
ACCI
America Consortium of Certified Intepreters
ACET
Associate Continuing Education Tracking
ADA
Americans With Disabilities Act
AGBAD
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
ALDA
Association of Late Deafened Adults
ASL
American Sign Language
ASLIA
Australian Sign Language Interpreters Association
ASLTA
American Sign Language Teachers Association
AVLIC
Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada
BDA
Black Deaf Advocates
CART
Communication Access Realtime Translation
CASE
Conceptually Accurate Signed English
CC
Certification Council
CDI
Certified Deaf Interpreter
CDI-P
Certified Deaf Interpreter - Provisional
CEASD
Conference for Executives and Administrators of Schools for the Deaf
CEU
Continuing Education Units
CI
Certificate of Interpreting
CIT
Conference of Interpreter Trainers
CMP
Certification Matainance Program
CODA
Child of a Deaf Adult
CPC
Code of Professional Conduct
CSC
Comprehensive Skills Certificate
CT
Certificate of Transliterating
DBC
Deaf Bilingual Coalition
DOE
Department of Education
DPN
Deaf President Now
DWU
Deaf Women United, Org.
EdITOR
Educational Interpreters and Transliterators
EFSLI
European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters
EHDI
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
EIPA
Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment
EPC
Ethical Practices Committee
EPS
Ethical Practices System
ESSE
Education Sign Skill Evaluation (givien by the SEE2 people)
FAPE
Free and Appropriate Public Education
FCC
Federal Communications Commission
HLAA
Hearing Loss Association of America
HLSS
Hearing Loss Association of America aka SHHH
HVO
High Visual Orientation
IARC
Interpreter Application Review Committee
IC
Interpreting Certificate
IDC
Intertribal Deaf Council
IDEA
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEP
Individualized Education Plan
IFSP
Individual Family Service Plan
ITP
Interpreter Training Program
LOVE
Linguistics of Visual English
LRE
Least Restrictive Environment
LSQ
La Langue de Signes Qubecoise
LTA
Local Test Administrators
MCE
Manually Coded English
MCSC
Masters Comprehensive Skills Certificate
MD
Multiple Disabilities
MLS
Minimal Language Skills
NAD
National Association of the Deaf
NADC
National Asian Deaf Congress
NAOBI
National Association of Black Interpreters
NBDA
National Black Deaf Advocates
NCLB
No Child Left Behind Act
NDRN
National Disability Rights Network
NERDA
Not Even Related to a Deaf Adult
NFSD
National Fraternal Society of the Deaf
NIC
National Interpreter Certification
NITC
National Interpreter Training Consortium
NMM
Non-Manual Markers
NTID
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
OIC
Oral Interpreting Certificate
OTC
Oral Transliteration Certificate
PDC
Professional Development Committee
PSE
Pidgin Signed English
QA
Quality Assurance
RID
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
RSA
Rehabilitation Services Administration
RSI
Repeative Strain Injury
SC:L
Special Certification: Legal
SE
Signed English
SEE1
Seeing Essential English
SEE2
Signing Exact English
SHHH
Self Help for Hard of Hearing aka HLAA
SIG
Special Interest Group
SL
Source Language
SODA
Sibiling of a Deaf Adult
SPP
Standard Practice Papers
SSP
Sighted Support Personnel
SSS
Sign Supported Speech
TC
Total Communication
TC
Transliteration Certificate
TDD/TTY
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf/Teletype machine
TL
Target Language
TRS
Telecommunication Relay Service
VIEWS
Newsletter received by RID members
VR
Vocational Rehabilitation (Voc Rehab)
VRI
Video Remote Interpreting
VRS
Video Relay Service
WASLI
World Association of Sign Language Interpreters
WFD
World Federation of the Deaf