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Glossary of SEND terms

There are many terms that are abbreviated which can lead to confusion.
Below is a glossary of the most used SEND terms.

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

AR

Annual Review

ASC

Autistic Spectrum Condition

CAF

Common Assessment Framework

CAMHS

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (Also known as Solar)

CLD

Communication and Language Difficulties

COP

Code of Practice

CP

Cerebral Palsy

DCD

Developmental Co-ordination Disorder

EHCP

Education and Health Care Plan

EP

Educational Psychologist

HI

Hearing Impairment

LA

Local Authority

LAC

Looked After Child

LSA

Learning Support Assistant

MLD

Moderate Learning Difficulty

MSI

Multi-Sensory Impairment

OT

Occupational Therapist

PBP

Positive Behaviour Plan

PHP

Positive Handling Plan

PI

Physical Impairment

PLP

Personalised Learning Plan

SaLT

Speech and Language Therapy

SEMH

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

SEN

Special Educational Needs

SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disability

SENCo

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

SISS

Specialist Inclusion Support Assistant

SpLD

Specific Learning Difficulty

SSA

Special Support Assistant

TAF

Team Around the Family

VI

Visual Impairment

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