Framework and Research Question:
- The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) developed by the World Health Organization (WHO 2001) is a framework to address functioning and disability related to a health condition within the context of the individual’s activities and participation in everyday life.
- Therefore, in addition to the audiologic test battery the individual’s perception of hearing status and its impact on communication should be considered.
- The aim of this study is to describe the hearing status of Mauritian adultslivingwith CL/P and their perceptions of the role of hearing in their lives
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