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Bambi
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PostSubject: Meanings of our abbreviations   11/3/2008, 4:13 pm

OCD = Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

SPLD = Semantic and Pragmatic Language Disorder

PDA = Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome

BP = Bi-Polar

ADHD = Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

AS = Asperger Syndrome

ASD = Autistic Spectrum Disorder

HT = Head Teacher

TA = Teaching Assistant

LEA = Local Education Authority

LA = Local Authority

PP = Parent Partnership Service

EP = Educational Psychologist

Paed = Consultant Child Pediatrician

CAMHS = Child and Adult Mental Health Service

SW = Social Worker

ESW/EWO = Educational Social Worker/Educational Welfare Officer - name change recently in my area

SENCO = Special Educational Needs Coordinator - mainly the role of teacher's within school's

SaLT = Speech and Language Therapist

NAS = National Autistic Society

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PostSubject: Re: Meanings of our abbreviations   12/3/2008, 12:41 pm

I'll have to think of ones to add.
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PostSubject: Re: Meanings of our abbreviations   12/3/2008, 2:01 pm

Thank you! I can refer to this like a dictionary!! If anyone uses one not on here please add it for future reference!! xx
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PostSubject: Re: Meanings of our abbreviations   12/3/2008, 2:08 pm

NT = Neurotypicals (people not on the autistic spectrum)
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PostSubject: Re: Meanings of our abbreviations   12/3/2008, 2:16 pm

Woohoo!! At last I have a label!! I'm a Neurotypical!! How posh does that sound!! xx
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