Acronyms

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A&E Accident and Emergency Department
ACP Advance Care Planning
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AHC Annual Health Check
ASC/D Autism Spectrum Condition/Disorder
ATU Assessment and Treatment Unit
BSP Behaviour Support Plan
CBF Challenging Behaviour Foundation
CBT Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
CCG Clinical Commissioning Group
CETR Care, Education and Treatment Review
CHC Continuing Health Care
CJS Criminal Justice System
CLDT Community Learning Disability Team
COP SEND Code of Practice
CTR Care and Treatment Review
CETR Care, Education and Treatment Review
DfE Department for Education
DoLS Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
EHCP Education Health and Care Plan
EP Educational Psychologist
FE Further Education
GDD Global Development Delay
GP General Practitioner
HAP Health Action Plan
HE Higher Education
Hft Learning Disability Charity
HI Hearing Impairment
IAPT Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
ICE In case of emergency
IPSEA Independent Parental Special Education Advice Charity
LA Local Authority
LSA Learning Support Assistant
MCA Mental Capacity Act
MDT Multi-Disciplinary Team
MHA Mental Health Act
MLD Moderate Learning Difficulties
MSI Multi Sensory Impairment
NASEN National Association of Special Educational Needs
NDTi National Development Team for Inclusion
NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
OT Occupational therapy
PALS Patient Advice and Liaison Service
PBS Positive Behaviour Support
PCP Person-centred planning
PDA Pathological Demand Avoidance
PMLD Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties
SALT Speech and language therapy
SCIE Social Care Institute for Excellence
SEMH Social Emotional & Mental Health
SEN Special Educational Needs
SENCO Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator
SEND Special Educational Needs and Disability
SENDIASS Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice

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SLCN Speech, Language and Communication Needs
SW Social Worker
TA Teaching Assistant
VI Visual Impairment
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