Augmentative and alternative communication

Scope Notes: Electronic and non-electronic devices and methods that help persons with speech and/or hearing disabilities communicate. Term added September 2005.
ICF I:
  • b1 MENTAL FUNCTIONS
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • b3 VOICE AND SPEECH FUNCTIONS
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • s3 STRUCTURES INVOLVED IN VOICE AND SPEECH
  • d1 LEARNING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
  • e1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • b230 Hearing functions
  • s240 Structure of external ear
  • s250 Structure of middle ear
  • s260 Structure of inner ear
  • d115 Listening
  • d310 Communicating with - receiving - spoken messages
  • d330 Speaking
  • d350 Conversation
  • d355 Discussion
  • d360 Using communication devices and techniques
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
ICF IV:
  • b2300 Sound detection
  • b2301 Sound discrimination
  • b2302 Localisation of sound source
  • b2303 Lateralization of sound
  • b2304 Speech discrimination
  • s2500 Tympanic membrane
  • s2501 Eustachian canal
  • s2502 Ossicles
  • s2600 Cochlea
  • s2601 Vestibular labyrinth
  • s2602 Semicircular canals
  • s2603 Internal auditory meatus
  • d3500 Starting a conversation
  • d3501 Sustaining a conversation
  • d3502 Ending a conversation
  • d3503 Conversing with one person
  • d3504 Conversing with many people
  • d3550 Discussion with one person
  • d3551 Discussion with many people
  • d3600 Using telecommunication devices
  • d3601 Using writing machines
  • d3602 Using communication techniques
  • e1251 Assistive products and technology for communication
Changes:
20-Oct-94 Added non-descriptor term, 7/20/05 upgraded to Term from Nonterm