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AAP Attendance Advisory Practitioner
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder
ASD Autistic Spectrum Disorder
TAF Team Around the Family
CAMHS         Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service
COP Code of Practice
CP Child Protection
DCD Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
EHCP Education Health Care Plan
EAL English as an Additional Language
EP Educational Psychologist
FSM Free School Meals
HI Hearing Impairment
ISR               In School Review
KS Key Stage
LAC Looked After Child
LA Local Authority
MLD Moderate Learning Difficulty
NC National Curriculum
OT Occupational Therapist/Therapy
PSP Pastoral Support Programme
SaLT Speech & Language Therapy
SEN Special Educational Needs
SEND Special Educational Needs & Disability
SENCO Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
SpLD Specific Learning Difficulty
VI Visual Impairment

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