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Acronym Glossary

Acronyms are often used by public and private agencies as timesaving, shorthand ways to communicate lengthy titles or basic concepts. This glossary provides a quick reference to the terms, acronyms and abbreviations commonly used by this Department.

Topics T

  • TAC

    Transportation Advisory Council

  • TANF

    Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

  • TAP

    Telecommunications Assistance Program; a financial assistance program designed to make telecommunications devices for distance communications available to Wisconsin residents of any age who are severely hard of hearing, Deaf, or Deaf-Blind. Applications are required for this program.

  • TBI

    Traumatic Brain Injury

  • TDD

    Telecommunication Device for the Deaf.


    The Emergency Food Assistance Program is a federal program that provides food commodities to food pantries and prepared meal sites.

  • TIC

    Trauma Informed Care

  • Title IX

    of the Education Amendments of 1972; prohibits discrimination based on sex in federally funded educational programs or activities.

  • Title V-A

    of the Social Security Act of 1935, as amended: Maternal and Child Health.

  • TTY

    Text telephone writer which transcribes telephone messages received from people with hearing impairments.U

Last revised February 14, 2024