This course discusses the conceptual framework of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning (ICF). It describes how to integrate this framework into Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) assessment and intervention processes, and how to use it to write functional communication goals.
This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on March 23, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the purpose and components of the ICF.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to integrate the ICF framework into the IDEA assessment and intervention processes used in schools.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to write goals that go beyond acquisition of discrete speech/language skills to include functional communication outcomes in a variety of life situations.
|0-5 Minutes||What is the ICF and why should we use it?|
|5-15 Minutes||Components of the ICF|
|15-25 Minutes||IDEA IE requirements|
|25-35 Minutes||Integrating the ICF and IDEA|
|35-50 Minutes||ICF approach to assessment|
|50-55 Minutes||Case studies|
Dr. Westby is a consultant for Bilingual Multicultural Services in Albuquerque, NM and an affiliated professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. She is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), is board certified in Child Language, and has received the Honors of the ASHA, the Kleffner Lifetime Clinical Achievement Award, and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Geneva College and the University of Iowa. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on theory of mind, adverse childhood experiences, language-literacy relationships, narrative/expository development and facilitation, and issues in assessment and intervention with culturally/linguistically diverse populations.
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