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AA Affirmative Action

AAA Area Agency on Aging

AABD Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (Title XVI)

AACWA Adoption and Child Welfare Act

AAMR American Association on Mental Retardation

AB Aid to the Blind (Title X)

ABAWD Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents

ABE Adult Basic Education

ABS Adaptive Behavior Scale

AC/FMR Accreditation Council for Facilities for the Mentally Retarded

ACCESS Access for Community Care and Effective Community Supports

ACF Administration on Children and Families

ACIL Attendant Care for Independent Living Children

ACL Adult Community Living

ACLSA Ansell-Casey Life Skills Assessment

ACSW Academy of Certified Social Workers

ACT Advisory Council on Technology

AD Adoption or Aid to the Disabled

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act

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ADAP Aids Drug Assistance Program

ADAS Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services

ADH Administrative Disqualification Hearing

ADHO Administrative Disqualification Hearing Officer

ADL Activity of Daily Living

AE Automated Eligibility

AEI Automated Administrative Enforcement of Interstate Cases

AF Alleged Father

AF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. (see TAF, TANF)

AFCARS Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System

AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AG Agency or Attorney General

AJ Arrears Judgment

AJCF Atchison Juvenile Correctional Faculty

AKSESS Automated Kansas State Employees Service System

ALF Assisted Living Facility

ALP Alleged Perpetrator

AM Automatic Medical

AMM Area Medicaid Management

ANE Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation

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AO Administrative Officer

AODAT Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment and Treatment

AP Absent Parent

APD Advanced Planning Document

APHSA American Public Human Services Association

APS Adult Protective Services

AR Administrative Release or Applicant Recipient

ARC Association for Retarded Citizens or Association Supporting Persons Who Are Mentally Retarded

ARNP Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners

ARS Adult Restorative Services

ARU Automated Response Unit

AS Administrative Services

ASFA Adoption and Safe Families Act

ASO Administrative Service Organization

ASTD American Society for Training and Development

ASTRA Agency Stars Rapport Association

AT Action Transmittal or assistive Technology

ATK Assistive Technology of Kansas

ATP Ability to Pay

ATTY Attorney

AVR Automated Voice Response System

AWISP Agency Wide Information Systems Plan

AWP Average Wholesale Price

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