Communication devices

Scope Notes: Devices that enhance communication for persons with disabilities;includes amplifiers, speech aids, communication boards, special signaling devices, mouth wands, head wands, page turners;use more specific term when possible
Narrower Term:
ICF I:
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • b3 VOICE AND SPEECH FUNCTIONS
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • s3 STRUCTURES INVOLVED IN VOICE AND SPEECH
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
  • e1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
ICF III:
  • b210 Seeing functions
  • b230 Hearing functions
  • b240 Sensations associated with hearing and vestibular function
  • b310 Voice functions
  • b320 Articulation functions
  • b330 Fluency and rhythm of speech functions
  • b340 Alternative vocalization functions
  • s240 Structure of external ear
  • s250 Structure of middle ear
  • s260 Structure of inner ear
  • s320 Structure of mouth
  • s340 Structure of larynx
  • d310 Communicating with - receiving - spoken messages
  • d315 Communicating with - receiving - nonverbal messages
  • d320 Communicating with - receiving - formal sign language messages
  • d325 Communicating with - receiving - written messages
  • d330 Speaking
  • d335 Producing nonverbal messages
  • d345 Writing messages
  • d350 Conversation
  • d355 Discussion
  • d360 Using communication devices and techniques
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
ICF IV:
  • b2100 Visual acuity functions
  • b2101 Visual field functions
  • b2102 Quality of vision
  • b2400 Ringing in ears or tinnitus
  • b3100 Production of voice
  • b3101 Quality of voice
  • b3300 Fluency of speech
  • b3301 Rhythm of speech
  • b3302 Speed of speech
  • b3303 Melody of speech
  • b3400 Production of notes
  • b3401 Making a range of sounds
  • s2500 Tympanic membrane
  • s2501 Eustachian canal
  • s2502 Ossicles
  • s2600 Cochlea
  • s2601 Vestibular labyrinth
  • s2602 Semicircular canals
  • s2603 Internal auditory meatus
  • s3203 Tongue
  • s3400 Vocal folds
  • d3150 Communicating with - receiving - body gestures
  • d3151 Communicating with - receiving - general signs and symbols
  • d3152 Communicating with - receiving - drawings and photographs
  • d3350 Producing body language
  • d3351 Producing signs and symbols
  • d3352 Producing drawings and photographs
  • 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:
7/20/99 added alternative communication to UF, Listed Augmentative and Alternative Communication as UF
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