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Common acronyms and their meanings

Listed below are some frequently-used acronyms and their meanings.

A - M

ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder

CAMHS - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

CLA - Child(ren) Looked After

CWD - Children With Disability

CYP - Children and/or Young People

DP - Direct Payments

DSP - Designated Special Provision

EHCP - Education, Health and Care Plan

EHCA - Education, Health and Care Assessment

EP - Education Psychologist

ERP - Enhanced Resource Provision

GDD - Global Development Delay

IEP - Individual Education Plan

LA - Local Authority

LD - Learning Disability

MLD - Moderate Learning Disability

N - Z

NEET - Not in Education, Employment or Training

ODD - Oppositional Defiance Disorder

OHCR - Out of Hours Club Rutland

OTT - Occupational Therapy

PA - Personal Assistant

PB - Personal Budget

PDA - Pathological Demand Avoidance

PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

PRU - Pupil Referral Unit

RPCV - Rutland Parent Carer Voice

SALT - Speech and Language Therapy/Therapist

SBS - Short Breaks Scheme

SEAL - Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning

SENCo - Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SEND - Special Educational Needs or Disabilities

SENDIASS - Special Educational Needs or Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Services

SLD - Severe Learning Difficulties

SPD - Sensory Processing Disorder

TOFU - Time Out For Us

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