SEND Glossary and abbreviations

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SEND Abbreviations

Some commonly found abbreviations used when reading SEND information:

ARP/ARC

Additionally Resourced Provision/Additionally Resourced Centre

ASD

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

CYPS

Children’s and Young Peoples Service (Previously known as CAMHS)

EAL

English as an Additional Language

ICT

Information Communication Technology

MLD

Moderate Learning Difficulties

PSA

Parent Support Advisor

SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

SENCO

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SENTASS

The Special Educational Needs Teaching and Support Service (SENTASS)

SLCN

Speech Language Communication Needs

SPLD

Specific Learning Difficulties E.g. Dyslexia, Dyscalculia

St Mark's Catholic Primary School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust

A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number No 7841435.

Registered Office: Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9YH