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eBook Glossary Term

eBook stands for 'electronic book' (also known as a digital book). This is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, and produced on, published through, and readable on computers or other electronic devices.
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Equipment assessor/advisor Glossary Term

A specialist equiped to assess or advise a disabled person for the best aids and equipment for daily living, education and employment.
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Equipment provider Glossary Term

Agency or company supplying aids and equipment to aid daily living.
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Education support Glossary Term

Services that aid a disabled person in accessing educational facilities, materials and processes.
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Emergency Duty Team (EDT) Glossary Term

Social work service which responds to social care emergencies outside office hours. Also see Out of Hours Service.
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Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) Glossary Term

If you're ill or disabled, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) offers you financial support if you're unable to work, or personalised help so that you can work if you are able to. You can apply for ESA if you're employed, self-employed or unemployed. You might be transferred to ESA if you've been claiming other benefits like Income Support or Incapacity Benefit.
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Equality Act 2010 Glossary Term

The primary purpose of the Act is to codify the complicated and numerous array of Acts and Regulations, which formed the basis of anti-discrimination law in Great Britain. (See Discrimination, Disability Discrimination Act)
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Eye Clinic Liaison Officer Glossary Term

ECLOs work closely with medical and nursing staff in the eye clinic, as well as the sensory team in social services, to connect you with the practical and emotional support you need to understand your diagnosis, deal with your sight loss and maintain your independence.
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Eye Health Examination Wales (EHEW) Glossary Term

EHEW is a replacement for both PEARS and WEHEW services. It enable patients with sudden onset eye problems and those in at-risk categories for developing eye disease or those who would find losing their sight particularly difficult to obtain a free eye examination from an accredited optometrist in the community.
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