Acronyms

Here are some useful Acronyms in the world of SEND


ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorder BOSS: Behaviour Outreach Support Service CAMHS: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services CCG: Clinical Commissioning Groups ECLIPS: Extended Communication & Language Impairment Provision for Students EHC: Education, Health & Care EHCP: Education, Health & Care Plan EP: Educational Psychologist ESCO: Early Support Care Co-ordination EWO: Education Welfare Officer HI: Hearing Impairment HOSC: Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee

IEP: Individual Education Plan LA: Local Authority MLD: Moderate Learning Difficulty MSI: Multi-Sensory Impairment NCC: Norfolk County Council OT: Occupational Therapy/Therapist PD: Physical Disability PMLD: Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties PR: Parental Responsibility PT: Physiotherapy/Physiotherapist SALT/SLT: Speech & Language Therapy/Therapist SEN: Special Educational Needs SEND: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities SENDCo: Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator SLCN: Speech, Language & Communication Needs SLD: Severe Learning Difficulties SpLD: Specific Learning Difficulties STAPS: Specialist Teacher and Psychology Service STT: Specialist Teaching Team TA: Teaching Assistant WTT: Working Together Team (outreach) VI: Visual Impairment