Glossary of Terms

Glossary of terms

 

IIP

Individual Inclusion Plan

S

Statement stage of the SEN Code of Practice

SA/ SSS

School Action/ SEND School Support stage of the SEN Code of Practice

SA+ / SSS+

School Action Plus/ SEND School Support Plus stage of the SEN Code of Practice

SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

CYP

Child or young person

SEND Code of Practice

The legal document that sets out the requirements for SEN

EHC plan

Education, Health, Care Plan (previously Statement- EHC plans from September 2014)

SALT   

Speech and Language Therapist

CAMHS  - now known as FTB

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

 Forward Thinking Birmingham

EP/ EPS

Educational Psychologist/ Educational Psychology Service

SENDCO

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator

ASD / ASC

Autistic Spectrum Disorder/ Autism Spectrum Condition

PECs

Picture Exchange Communication System

SENAR

Special Educational Needs Assessment and Review team.

Requests for EHCPs are sent here. Reviews of EHCPs are coordinated by school and sent to SENAR.

Each school is assigned a PO (Principal Officer) who liaises with the school regarding the pupils who have EHCPs.

ITP

Individual Target Plan

SENDIAS

Special Education Needs and Disabilities Information Advice Service

Parents can seek advice from them.