ADASS          Association of Directors of Adult Social Services

AOCC            Association of Camphill Communities

ARC              Association for Real Change

CES              Camphill Economic Sphere

CQC              Care Quality Commission

CVT              Camphill Village Trust

DLA               Disability Living Allowance

DWP             Department for Work and Pensions

ECCA            English Community Care Association

EPA              Enduring Power of Attorney

ESA              Employment and Support Allowance

FPLD            Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities  (part of Mental Health Foundation)

HFT              formerly Home Farm Trust

LDC              Learning Disability Coalition

LPA              Lasting Power of Attorney

MCA             Mental Capacity Act

NAS              National Autistic Society

NCF              National Care Forum

NFPLD          National Forum of People with Learning Disabilities

PCP              Person Centred Planning

PIP               Personal Independence Payment

SENCO         Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

SP                Supporting People

VODG           Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

VP                Valuing People