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A-Z

A-Z of Conditions or Diagnoses. Link

AAD

Augmented Accessible Devices

Accommodated

Child looked after the Local Authority by agreement with the parent. the importance is that the Local Authority does not acquire parental responsibility

AEN

Additional Educational Needs

AIO

Attendance Improvement Officer

AP

Alternative Provision. AP settings are places that provide education for children who can’t go to a mainstream school. Link

AR

Annual Review. The review of an EHCP (previously Statement) that takes place once a year.

BDA

British Deaf Association. Link

BESD

Behavioural, Emotional, and Social Difficulties

BHR

Barking, Havering & Redbridge. A conglomerate of the health services & hospitals in the 3 London Boroughs. Link

C&F Act 2014

Children's And Families Act 2014. Piece of legislation that will deliver the 2014 SEND Reforms. Link

CA

Carers Allowance. A financial allownace you could get if you care for someone at least 35 hours a week and they get certain benefits. Link

CAF

Common Assessment Framework. A form to co-ordinate all the agencies working with a family with problems. Child Protection Plan​A child protection plan is put in place by the Local Authority by the Local Authority when a child is deemed to be at significant risk of harm. Link

CAF

Contact A Family. Link

CAMHS

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Link

CCG

Clinical Commissioning Group

CCP

Consultant Community Paediatrician

CDC

Council for Disabled Children. Link

CDC

Child Development Centre. Link

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