Investigation of practices to support the complex communication needs of children with hearing impairment and cerebral palsy in a rural district of Kenya:a case series

Bunning, Karen, Gona, Joseph K, Buell, Susan, Newton, Charles R and Hartley, Sally (2013) Investigation of practices to support the complex communication needs of children with hearing impairment and cerebral palsy in a rural district of Kenya:a case series. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 48 (6). pp. 689-702. ISSN 1368-2822

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Abstract

Rehabilitation services are scarce in low-income countries, where under-representation of some specialist professions has led to the role extension of others. An example of this can be found in Kilifi in Kenya where the role of speech and language therapy has been taken on by occupational therapists and teachers.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2013 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.
Uncontrolled Keywords: communication; rehabilitation; developing country; interactional discourse
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2014 14:46
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2018 10:31
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46903
DOI: 10.1111/1460-6984.12042

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