What educational supports are my child entitled to?
Firstly, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following terms.
|AON - Assessment of Need||SEN - Special Educational Needs|
|BOM - Board of Management||SENCo – Special Education Needs Co-Ordinator|
|DES - Department of Education & Skills||SENO - Special Education Needs Organiser|
|EBD - Emotional/Behavioural Disturbance||SET - Special Education Teacher|
|GLD - General Learning Disability||SLD - Specific Learning Disability|
|IEP - Individual Education Plan||SLT - Speech & Language Therapist|
|NBSS - National Behaviour Support Service||SNA - Special Needs Assistant|
|NCSE - National Council for Special Education||SSLD - Specific Speech & Language Disorder|
|NEPS - National Education Psychological Service||SSP / F - Student Support Plan / File|
|OT - Occupational Therapist|
Possible supports can include (but aren't restricted to) autism classes, language exemptions, July provision and SNAs.
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