Deaf

Scope Notes: Includes people who are totally deaf or nonhearing. For partial deafness, use HEARING IMPAIRMENTS. For conditions causing total loss of hearing, use DEAF.
Use For:
ICF I:
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • 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
  • d110 Watching
  • d140 Learning to read
  • d145 Learning to write
  • d170 Writing
  • d310 Communicating with - receiving - spoken messages
  • d325 Communicating with - receiving - written messages
  • d330 Speaking
  • d350 Conversation
  • d355 Discussion
  • d360 Using communication devices and techniques
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
  • e575 General social support services, systems and policies
  • e580 Health services, systems and policies
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
  • e5750 General social support services
  • e5800 Health services
Changes:
Scope narrowed to exclude deafness 6/98
Search REHABDATA for Deaf. Opens in a new window. Includes international research (formerly CIRRIE).