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Communication (D310-D369)

McLeod, Sharynne and McCartney, Elspeth and McCormack, Jane (2012) Communication (D310-D369). In: Measures for Children with Developmental Disabilities. Mac Keith Press, London, pp. 312-325.

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Abstract

This chapter describes assessment of the activities and participation domain of communication (d3) as it relates to children and young people with developmental disabilities. In the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY), communication relates to ‘general and specific features of communicating by language, signs and symbols. . .’1 and encompasses the following: communicating – receiving (d310–d329); communicating – producing (d330–d349); and conversation and use of communication devices and techniques (d350–d369).