09. Acronyms


ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ASC Autism Spectrum Conditions
BESDs Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties
DCSF Department for Children Schools and Families (formerly DfES)
LM Learning Mentor
NARA Neale Analysis of Reading Ability
NASEN National Association of Special Educational Needs
PATOSS Association Parents and Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties
SDQ Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
SEN Special Educational Needs
SENCO Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (teacher)
SERSEN South-East Region Special Educational Needs Partnership
SL Story Links
SLP Story Links Programme
TA Teaching Assistant
TTRB Teacher Training Resource Bank

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