- Acknowledge the application value of the ICF to individuals with CLP.
- Integrate the ICF framework into the assessment of individuals with CLP.
- Formulate intervention goals that go beyond speech production skills to include functional communication outcomes in a variety of life situations.
- Include improvement and changes in communication participation in everyday functioning in assessment and progress reports.
Louw, Brenda. 2018. A New Perspective on the Outcomes of Children with Cleft Lip and Palate: Application of the ICF-CY. 12th Australasian CLPA Conference, Sydney, Australia.