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School Psychology
Acronyms to Learn:
What is SASP?
Student Affiliates in School Psychology, or SASP, is a graduate
student organization, of which KSU School Psychology students are
automatically members. SASP works under the guidance of the
American Psychological Association (APA), Division 16, and the
KSU SASP chapter also recognizes allegiance with the National
Association of School Psychologists (NASP). SASP aims to act as a
forum for current School Psychology students to discuss academic and
professional issues, as well as facilitate social cohesion within the
program. SASP provides opportunities for professional and leadership
development, and acts as a vehicle for communication within the
department, university, and local community.
SLD – Specific Learning Disability
OHI – Other Health Impairment
ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder
CD – Cognitive Disability
ED – Emotional Disturbance
TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury
LEP – Limited English Proficient
FBA – Functional Behavioral
SASP Goals for 2014-2015
CBM – Curriculum Based
 To facilitate meaningful activities for student
involvement including:
o The coordination of one or more community
outreach experiences
o Volunteering with the KSU Depression
o Participation in the Autism Speaks walk
o Hosting a professional guest speaker from the
 To Provide a framework of support for current
graduate students by:
o Encouraging the communication between first
and second-year students by providing regular
opportunities to discuss questions and concerns
related to graduate training and the KSU
o Promoting student mentorship
o Organizing a system to assist students in
locating participants for assessment purposes
o Coordinating regular social events
SLP – Speech Language Pathologist
OT – Occupational Therapist
PT – Physical Therapist
SPSY – School Psychology
ODE – Ohio Department of Education
OSPA – Ohio School Psychologists
NASP – National Association of
School Psychologists
IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities
IEP – Individualized Education
ETR – Evaluative Team Report
RTI – Response to Intervention
Mark Your Calendar for these
Upcoming Events:
September 11, 2014: Meet &
Greet for current SPSY students
Time: TBA
October 5, 2014: Stark County
Walk for Autism Speaks
Sept./Oct. 2014: First Year
Representative Elections
Meet the SASP Board!
Chair: Jenny Worthington
Vice Chair: Marissa Vincent
Secretary: Brittany Fleming
Treasurer: Ryan Mock
GSS SASP Representative: Liz Egert
Social & Mentorship Coordinator: Madisson Koren
National, State, & Local Liaison: Noell Adkins
Doctoral Representative: Leah Abel
Intern Representative: Allison Crofford
First Year Representatives: Alexa Herrera and Kim
KSU Depression Screening:
During Fall Semester (TBA)
Professional Membership Organizations:
Please contact either Jenny
Worthington ([email protected]) or
Marissa Vincent
([email protected]) to get involved
in any of the above events!
American Psychological Association (APA)
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Ohio School Psychologists Association (OSPA)
Kent/Akron Association of School Psychologists (KAASP)
For more information & updates!
Cleveland Association of School Psychologists (CASP)