Language disorders

Scope Notes: Disorders relating to an inability to communicate, including reception and expression of ideas
Narrower Term:
ICF I:
  • b3 VOICE AND SPEECH FUNCTIONS
  • s1 STRUCTURES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • s3 STRUCTURES INVOLVED IN VOICE AND SPEECH
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
ICF III:
  • b330 Fluency and rhythm of speech functions
  • s320 Structure of mouth
  • s330 Structure of pharynx
  • s340 Structure of larynx
  • d310 Communicating with - receiving - spoken messages
  • d315 Communicating with - receiving - nonverbal messages
  • d320 Communicating with - receiving - formal sign language messages
  • d325 Communicating with - receiving - written messages
  • d330 Speaking
  • d335 Producing nonverbal messages
  • d340 Producing messages in formal sign language
  • d345 Writing messages
  • d350 Conversation
  • d355 Discussion
  • d360 Using communication devices and techniques
ICF IV:
  • b3300 Fluency of speech
  • b3301 Rhythm of speech
  • b3302 Speed of speech
  • b3303 Melody of speech
  • s3203 Tongue
  • s3301 Oral pharynx
  • s3400 Vocal folds
  • d3150 Communicating with - receiving - body gestures
  • d3151 Communicating with - receiving - general signs and symbols
  • d3152 Communicating with - receving - drawings and photographs
  • d3350 Producing body language
  • d3351 Producing signs and symbols
  • d3352 Producing drawings and photographs
  • 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
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