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Jargon Buster - Acronyms

List of acronyms that you may commonly hear during school meetings:

ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD - Attention Deficit Huperactivity Disorder

AO - Attendance Officer

ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder

BOSS - Behaviour Outreach Support Service

CAMHs - Child Adolescent Mental Health service

EHCP - Education Health and Care Plan

ELSA - Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

EP- Educational Psychologist

ESCO - Early Support Co-ordination

EWO - Educational Welfare Officer

FSW - Family Support worker

HI- Hearing Impairment

HLTA - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

IEP / ISP - Individual Education Plan / Individual Support Plan

LA - Local Authority

LAC - Looked after child

LSA - Learning Support Assistant

MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty

MSI - Multi-sensory Impairment

OT - Occupational Therapy

PD - Physical Disability

PEP - Personal Education Plan

PP - Pupil Premium

PRU - Pupil Referral Unit

SALT - Speech and Language Therapist

SAP - School action plan

SENCo - Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SGO - Safeguarding Officer

SLT - Senior Leadership Team

SPL - Speech and Language

STT - Specialist Teaching Team

TA - Teaching Assistant

TAC - Team around the child

TAF - Team around the family

WTT - Working Together Team

VI - Vision Impairment