Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • List of tables, appendix tables, figures and boxes
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations  
  • Sections
    • 1. Purpose and outline
      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 Purposes of the User Guide
      • 1.3 For whom is the User Guide written?
      • 1.4 What are the uses of the ICF?
      • 1.5 What is in this User Guide?
    • 2. Overview of the ICF
      • 2.1 Components of the ICF
      • 2.2 Classifications and codes
      • 2.3 The ICF and the WHO family of international classifications
      • 2.4 History and development of the ICF
      • 2.5 Overview of potential and intended uses
    • 3. Benefits and uses of the ICF for Australia
      • 3.1 Concerns about definition and classification
      • 3.2 Benefits of definition and classification
      • 3.3 Past and emerging uses
      • 3.4 The future
    • 4. Getting started: general advice on use
    • 5. Activities and Participation: application in Australia 
      • 5.1 Activities and Participation in the ICF
      • 5.2 Approaches to delineating Activities and Participation
      • 5.3 Splitting the domains to delineate Activities and Participation- option (a)
      • 5.4 Using the qualifiers as the basis for delineating Activities and Participation - options (b) and (d)
      • 5.5 Qualifiers for Activities and Participation - and A-P delineation
      • 5.6 The 'information matrix'
      • 5.7 Moving forward on measurement and the qualifiers
      • 5.8 Advice to users- and how to contribute to national development by recording use in a 'test template'
    • 6. Environmental factors
      • 6.1 Environmental factors and the ICF
      • 6.2 Coding conventions and qualifiers
      • 6.3 Current applications
    • 7. The ICF and Australian data dictionaries
      • 7.1 The ICF as a framework for national disability data
      • 7.2 Moving towards national consistency
      • 7.3 The ICF and national disability data elements
      • 7.4 Using the national disability data elements
    • 8. Disability identifiers
    • 9. Personal factors
    • 10. ICF applications - examples
      • 10.1 Applying the ICF to a national disability services data collection
      • 10.2 The use of the ICF framework in an allied health outcome measure: Australian Therapy Outcome Measures (AusTOMs)
      • 10.3 The ICF and classification for disability athletics
      • 10.4 The ICF and accident compensation in Australia
      • 10.5 The ICF and speech pathology
      • 10.6 The ICF and Rett Syndrome
      • 10.7 Classification of support and need
      • 10.8 The Handicap Assessment and Resource Tool (HART) and the ICF
      • 10.9 The ICF and oral health
  • End matter
    • 11. Links and references
    • 11.1 Links
    • 11.2 References