Special Educational Needs has a wide ranging vocabulary, with many acronyms. Some of the most frequently used SEND terms include:

ADHDAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDAttention Deficit Disorder
ASD/ASCAutistic Spectrum Disorder/Autistic Spectrum Condition
ASPAdditional Support Plan
CAFCommon Assessment Framework
CAMHSChild and Adolescent Mental Health Service
COPCode of Practice
DCDDevelopmental Co-ordination Disorder
EALEnglish as an Additional Language
EHAEarly Help Assessment
EHCPEducation Health Care Plan
EPEducational Psychologist
FSMFree School Meals
HIHearing Impairment
HLTAHigher Level Teaching Assistant
HNFHigher Needs Funding
KSKey Stage
LACLooked After Child
MLDModerate Learning Difficulty
NCNational Curriculum
OTOccupational Therapy
PPPupil Premium
QFTQuality First Teaching
RSARequest for Statutory Assessment
SALTSpeech and Language Therapy/Therapist
SEMHSocial, Emotional Mental Health
SENDSpecial Educational Needs & Disabilities
SENDCoSpecial Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator
SEND (IASS)Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service
SPLDSpecific Learning Difficulty
SSSSEND Support Service
TATeacher Assistant
VIVisual Impairment