St. Gerard's RC Primary School
Avalon Court

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Telephone: (01642) 591820
Fax: (01642) 594069


St. Gerard’s is an inclusive school. We are keen to make syre all of our children achieve their full potential and make every attemppt to ensure children are supported in our practice.

Please click here to download/view details of St Gerard’s SEND Local Offer

SEND Acronyms – What do they Mean?

SEND Acronyms – What do they mean?

ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorder

CAMHS: Child and Adolescent Mental Health ServicesCCG: Clinical Commissioning Groups

EHC: Education, Health & Care

EP: Educational Psychologist

ESCO: Early Support Care Co-ordination

EWO: Education Welfare Officer

HI: Hearing Impairment

LA: Local Authority

MLD: Moderate Learning Difficulty

MSI: Multi-sensory impairment

OT: Occupational Therapy/Therapist

PD: Physical Disability

PMLD: Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

PR: Parental Responsibility

PT: Physiotherapy/Physiotherapist

SALT/SLT: Speech & Language Therapy/Therapist

SEN: Special Educational Needs

SENCo: Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

SEND Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

SLCN: Speech, Language & Communication Needs

SLD: Severe Learning Difficulties

SpLD: Specific Learning Difficulties

STAPS: Specialist Teacher and Psychology Service

TA: Teaching Assistant

VI: Visual Impairment