Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Cancer treatment using one or more anti-cancer drugs.
Child Protection Plan
Exposure and Response Prevention. A type of cognitive behaviour therapy.
Irritable Bowel Disease.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Pathological Demand Avoidance. A form of autism where anxiety levels are raised by demands.
Picture Exchange Communication System. A system of augmented communication using picture exchange as a form of social communication.
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter. A thin plastic tube which is inserted into a vein in the arm above the elbow. It is threaded through this vein towards the right side of the heart. The PICC is held in place with two small stitches in the skin. A PICC provides easy and reliable access to the bloodstream for administering long term medication such as chemotherapy.
Special Educational Needs Coordinator.
Special Educational Needs and Disability.
A standardised tool used to evaluate sensory processing patterns at home, school and in the community.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. A widely used anti-depressant medication often used in combination with cognitive behaviour therapy in the treatment of anxiety disorders.
Stoma surgery results in a small opening on the surface of the abdomen being surgically created to divert the flow of faeces and/or urine.