Acronym or
Abbreviation
Full Wording
ABLE Adult Basic Literacy Examination
ADA American Disabilities Act
BALC Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure and Certification
BCABA Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst
BCBA Board Certified Behavior Analyst
CABA Certified Associate Behavior Analyst
CBA Certified Behavior Analyst
CE Continuing Education
CGH Child Group Home
CILA Community Integrated Living Arrangement
CANTS Child Abuse & Neglect Tracking System
CASAS Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System
CBTA Competency-Based Training Assessment
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant
CRS Community Reporting System
CRV Central Repository Vault
CSA Community Service Agreement
DASA Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
dba or DBA Doing Business As
DCFS Department of Children & Family Services
DD Developmental Disability
DDD Division of Developmental Disabilities
DHS Department of Human Services
DHSCRS Department of Human Services Community Reporting System
DMH Division of Mental Health
DoA Deparment on Aging
DSP Direct Support Person
DT Day Training
EIN Employer Identification Number
FEIN Federal Employer Identification Number
FTP File Tape Protocol
GED Graduate Equivalent Diploma
HAN IDPH Health Alert Network (HAN) Web Portal
HBS Home-Based Services
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HCD Human Capital Development
HFS Department of Healthcare & Family Services
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
ICDD Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities
ICFDD Intermediate Care Facility for Developmental Disabilities
ICFMR Intermediate Care Facility for Mental Retardation
IDPH Illinois Department of Public Health
IDFPR Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
IOC Illinois Office of the Comptroller
IRS Internal Revenue Service
ISC Independent Service Coordination
ISSA Individual Service and Support Advocacy
LL Limited Liability
LLC Limited Liability Corporation
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
MIS Management Information Services
Mobius Mobius Management Reporting Systems, Inc.
RF Region Facilitator
NPI National Provider Identification
OJT On-the-Job Training
OT Occupational Therapy
PAS Pre-Admission Screening
POS Purchase of Service
PSW Personal Support Worker
PT Physical Therapy
PUNS Prioritization of Urgency of Needs for Services
QIDP Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (formerly QMRP and QSP)
RIN Recipient Identification Number
RN Registered Nurse
ROCS Reporting of Community Services
SAC Statewide Advisory Council
SEP Supported Employment Program
SLA Supported Living Arrangement
SODC State-Operated Developmental Center
SSA Social Security Administration
SSI Supplemental Security Income
SSN Social Security Number
TABE Test of Adult Basic Education
TIN Taxpayer Identification Number