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Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Ankle Foot Orthosis - sometimes known as splints or orthotics. A customised ankle and foot support, usually prepared by an orthotist.
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Centre for Independent Living
Domiciliary Care Allowance
National Federation of Voluntary Bodies Providing Services to People with Intellectual Disability - www.fedvol.ie
Home Education or home schooling
Information and Communication Technology
Individual Education Plan - details a child's learning objectives for a school year
Millennium Development Goals
National Council for Special Education - employs and manages the national network of Special Education Needs Organisers (SENOs); established under the Education of Persons with Special Educational Needs Act (EPSEN) 2004. www.ncse.ie
Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified
Picture Exchange Communication System
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy - as in a PEG feeding tube.
Special Educational Needs
Special Education Needs Organiser - works for the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) and sanctions a child's access to a Special Needs Assistant (SNA) and/or resource teaching hours.
Sports Inclusion Development Officer. Employed by the County Sports Partnerships to support and promote inclusive sports.
Speech and Language Therapist
Special Needs Assistant - sanctioned by the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) through the local Special Educationl Needs Organiser (SENO) and employed by a primary or secondary school to look after the care needs of a child.
Validated Accessible Scheme - a rating scheme for accessible travel in Ireland. www.failteireland.ie
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