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Glossary of Terms

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You may come across acronyms for local government.

Acronyms can be confusing if you aren’t aware of their meaning.

What is an acronym? 

  • An abbreviation of words using the first letters to form another, shorter word.

Examples you might see when using Livewell Southend:

SCC – Southend City Council.

SEN – Special Educational Needs

SEND – Special Educational Needs and/or Disability

LAC – Looked After Children

LDA – Learning Difficulty Assessment

LD – Learning Disability

LO – Local Offer

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 Last updated: 26 Apr 2022

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