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International Classification of Function

International Classification of Function

Description: This course explores the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and how it can be used for children with special needs.

Audience: Rehabilitation, Social Service and Education Professionals who work with children with special needs.

Authors: Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, 2006

  • Describe and discuss the conceptual framework of the ICF knowledge by successfully completing the course case studies and post test.
  • Assess the practical and clinical relevance of ICF by working through the case examples provided or your field of practice.
  • Plan and state at least 3 ways the ICF could be used in your practice.
Practice use of the ICF classification system to complete a goal setting activity for 1 case study.


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