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#26 ~*Leanne*~

Posted 03 August 2008 - 12:03 PM

DMD = Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

MD = Muscular Dystrophy


Very good idea this thread,  and a big LOL to ronnieb, acronyms sure do save the tap dance on the keyboard hey! tongue.gif

#27 ♥RUBES♥

Posted 04 August 2008 - 10:57 AM

CD = Conduct Disorder
SS = Stickler Syndrome
EUA = Eye Examination Under Anaesthesia
JA = Juvenile Arthritis

I'm sure I'll be back if I think of anymore.

Great idea OP.

#28 Ellipses

Posted 04 August 2008 - 09:55 PM

Oh wow what a great list so far!

But I feel like a dill, I always thought that the 'D' in DD, DP etc stood for 'darling'

I'll add ours-

CI     cochlear implant
Bi-CI  bilateral cochlear implants
AH     Australian Hearing

Laura xox

#29 vivkate

Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:29 AM

You're no dill Laura!
I was told it was Darling too.
Guess it doesn't matter, our darlings are dear to us!  laughing2.gif  biggrin.gif  wink.gif

#30 outrightstar

Posted 06 August 2008 - 08:31 AM

cf = cystic fibrosis

#31 ♥RUBES♥

Posted 07 August 2008 - 10:00 PM

Not sure if this one has been mentioned already but DS#4 has croup and it reminded me.

RSV = Respiratory System Virus
URSV = Upper Respiratory System Virus

#32 Trevie

Posted 07 August 2008 - 11:14 PM

DADHC Dept of Ageing, Disability & Home Care - NSW

#33 vivkate

Posted 13 August 2008 - 12:12 PM

Bump for more ?

#34 LambChop

Posted 26 July 2010 - 12:28 AM

More education oriented ones...

PSG - Parent Support Group
IDP - Individual Learning Plan
II - Intellectual Impairment (IQ under 70)
WISC - Wechsler Intelligence Scale (IQ Test)
SS - Special School
SPELD - SPEcific Learning Disabilities support organisation


#35 haventhadenoughat6

Posted 12 October 2010 - 08:19 PM

DWS.........Dandy Walker Syndrome
ACC..........Agnesis of the corpus callosum
CVH..........Cerebeller vermis hypoplasia



#36 Guest_babyharvey_*

Posted 12 October 2010 - 08:36 PM

I am going to add what my ds has

MPHD:MULTIPLE PITUITARY HORMONE DEFICIENCY

#37 mamfa

Posted 01 November 2010 - 01:23 PM

PI or PID - Primary Immunodeficiancy

#38 New_Me

Posted 01 November 2010 - 01:29 PM

Our Paed told us ODD was Obsessive Developmental Disorder, but the one you have up there op Ive seen a lot on these forums, so who knows LOL

Edited by TwinMum06, 01 November 2010 - 01:29 PM.


#39 Guest_Katrina._*

Posted 01 November 2010 - 01:34 PM

I no longer belong in here.. but thought of one that some may use...

HIE - Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

#40 buggerlugs

Posted 10 January 2011 - 11:30 PM

RAD = Reactive Attachment Disorder

#41 Naxi

Posted 09 September 2014 - 09:34 AM

HSC = Highly Sensitive Child
HSP = Highly Sensitive Person

#42 LutherGarver

Posted 23 January 2015 - 08:51 PM

my DD's one isn't on the list


ANSD - Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder

#43 whatnamenow

Posted 23 January 2015 - 09:08 PM

Luther Garver neither is my daughters.  EDS - ehlers danlos syndrome.

oh and left hemi/right hemi,  a paraplegia of one side of the body usually caused by stroke or bleed on the brain.

#44 LutherGarver

Posted 24 January 2015 - 02:18 PM

Need to keep the list updated!

#45 Charli73

Posted 03 February 2018 - 04:33 PM

PDA- pathological demand avoidance..

Not sure if it's already listed...

#46 Mum of a miracle

Posted 04 February 2018 - 01:58 PM

View Postsparassidae, on 01 August 2008 - 05:42 PM, said:

I suppose I'll add ours:

BGL/BSL-  Blood Glucose Level/Blood Sugar Level
hypo-  hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
endo-  endocrinologist

Following this.

Php=panhypopituitarism
HgH= human growth hormone
AI = adenal insufficiency
SOD= Septo optic dysplasia
Hydro=Hydrocortisone/ Hysone
Hyper= hyperactive
Hypo= hypoglycemic
Hypopit = hypopituitarism

Level 3 Autism= low functioning/pdd nos
Level 2 Autism = moderate functioning
Level 1 Autism = High functioning/aspbergers
SPD= sensory processing disorder
LMT= low muscle tone
ADHD I = attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder inattentive.
ASRS= Autism spectrum rating scale.
OT= occupational therapist
Speechie=speech therapist
Physio=physiotherapist
Pead= pediatrician
Phych= psychologist






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