SEND

Telford & Wrekin Local Offer

Glossary of Terms

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

AS

Asperger syndrome

ASC

Autistic Spectrum Condition

ASD

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

BSAT

Behaviour Support Advisory Team

CAF

Common Assessment Framework

CAMHS

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

CDC

Child Development Centre

CIC

Child in Care

DCT

Disabled Children's Team

EHC

Education, Health and Care

EHCNA

Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment

EHCP

Education, Health and Care Plan

EP

Educational Psychologist

EPS

Educational Psychology Service

HI

Hearing Impairment

IASS

Information, Advice and Support Service

IS

Independent Support

LA

Local Authority

LDA

Learning and Disability Assessment

LSAT

Learning Support Advisory Team

OT

Occupational therapist

PODS

Parents Opening Doors

RAS

Resource Allocation System

SALT

Speech and Language Therapy

SEN

Special Educational Needs

SENCO

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SEND

Special Educational Needs and /or Disabilities

SENDIST

Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities Tribunal

SIS

Sensory Inclusion Service

SLD

Severe Learning Difficulty

TAC

Team Around the Child

VI

Visual Impairment