Glossary of terms

ADD  Attention Deficit Disorder 
ADHD  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 
ASD / ASC  Autistic Spectrum Disorder / Autistic Spectrum Condition 
CAMHS  Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service 
EHCP  Education, Health and Care Plan 
EP  Educational Psychologist 
EWO  Education Welfare Officer 
HI  Hearing Impairment 
SpLD   Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia and dyscalculia 
IASS  Information, Advice and Support Services 
KASH  Knowledge, Attitude, Skills and Habits 
LSA  Learning Support Assistant 
ODD  Oppositional Defiance Disorder 
OT  Occupational Therapy 
PDA  Pathological Demand Avoidance 
SALT  Speech and Language Therapy 
SEMH  Social Emotional and Mental Health 
SEND  Special Educational Needs and Disabilities 
SENDCo  Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator 
SFP  School Focused Plan 
SSS  Sensory Support Service 
VI  Visual Impairment