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SEND Acronyms..what do they mean?

ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHS: 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

IEP: Individual Education Plan

LA: Local Authority

MLD: Moderate Learning Difficulty

MSI: Multi-Sensory Impairment

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