Holyfield, C. & Drager, K. (November 12, 2015). Classifying Research Foci: Applying the ICF Framework. Poster session at ASHA: Denver, Colorado.
The ICF conceptualizes disability as a dynamic and fluid experience occurring at multiple levels (individual, institutional, and societal) with several contributing factors (body structures/functions, activities, participation, environmental, personal). The current study organizes literature related to AAC and autism to explore current levels/factors of focus and potential future growth.
Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice