ICF Disablement Model

ICF Disablement Model

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was either adopted or endorsed by each member of the Strategic Alliance in 2015. This recognition includes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Application- Children and Youth (ICF-CY) version as well.

Application of the model in clinical practice helps to promote patient-centered care by emphasizing the unique needs of each patient. Further, consistent use of the associated language facilitates interprofessional collaboration in healthcare through common language. Below are several resources to assist ATs with implementation of the disablement model language. Note: Thoughout many of the documents provided, ICF is used. Please note that this is meant as both the ICF and ICF-CY.

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