The PDFs below are resources to help us understand commonly used terms and definitions that relate to education, special education, and disabilities. These resources also help us understand the definitions used by the laws in place that impact special education.

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  • ADHD [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Assessment Areas and Tests Commonly Used [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Autism Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Deaf & Blindness Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Emotional Disturbance Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Hearing Impairment Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Intellectual Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Multiple Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Orthopedic Impairment [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Other Health Impairment Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Specific Learning Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Speech or Language Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Traumatic Brain Injury Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Visual Impairment Blindness Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Missouri Criteria for Young Child with Developmental Disability [ENGLISH]
  • Sensory Processing Disorder Fact Sheet [ENGLISH]
  • Person First Language [ENGLISH][SPANISH]
  • Useful Terms & Definitions [ENGLISH]
  • Who is a Parent [SPANISH]