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translation of SN achronyms...MORE PLEASE - KEEP THEM COMMING !
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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!
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.
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
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!
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
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
Posted 12 October 2010 - 08:19 PM
DWS.........Dandy Walker Syndrome
ACC..........Agnesis of the corpus callosum
CVH..........Cerebeller vermis hypoplasia
Posted 12 October 2010 - 08:36 PM
I am going to add what my ds has
MPHD:MULTIPLE PITUITARY HORMONE DEFICIENCY
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.
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
Posted 09 September 2014 - 09:34 AM
HSC = Highly Sensitive Child
HSP = Highly Sensitive Person
Posted 23 January 2015 - 08:51 PM
my DD's one isn't on the list
ANSD - Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder
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.
Posted 03 February 2018 - 04:33 PM
PDA- pathological demand avoidance..
Not sure if it's already listed...
Posted 04 February 2018 - 01:58 PM
I suppose I'll add ours:
BGL/BSL- Blood Glucose Level/Blood Sugar Level
hypo- hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
HgH= human growth hormone
AI = adenal insufficiency
SOD= Septo optic dysplasia
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
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