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Orchard Primary

& Pre-School

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Orchard Primary & Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

Glossary of Terms

ADDAttention Deficit Disorder
ADHDAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
APAlternative Provision
ASDAutistic Spectrum Disorder
CAMHSChild and Adolescent Mental Health Service
DfEDepartment for Education
DLADisability Living Allowance
EALEnglish as an Additional Language
EHCPEducation, Health and Care Plan
EPEducational Psychologist
IPPIndividual Provision Plan
LALocal Authority
LACLooked After Children 
MLDModerate Learning Difficulty
MSIMulti-Sensory Impairment
OTOccupational Therapy
SALTSpeech and Language Therapist
SLCNSpeech, Language and Communication Needs
SEMHDSocial, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
SENSpecial Educational Needs
SENDSpecial Educational Needs and/or Disabilities
SENDCoEducational Needs and/or Disabilities Co-ordinator. This is the teacher in school who is responsible for assessing, planning for and monitoring the progress of children with special needs.
SEND Code of PracticeThe legal guidance for organisations that work with and support young children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
SENDIASSSpecial Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service 
SpLDSpecific Learning Difficulty
VIVisual Impairment