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Investigation of practices to support the complex communication needs of children with hearing impairment and cerebral palsy in a rural district of Kenya: a case series.

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BACKGROUND: Rehabilitation services are scarce in low-income countries, where under-representation of some specialist professions has led to the role extension of others. An example of this can be found in Kilifi in Kenya where the role of speech and language therapy has been taken on by occupational therapists and teachers. AIMS: To investigate the communication practices used by these professional groups to support children with complex communication needs in a rural part of Kenya and to ex...

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10.1111/1460-6984.12042

Authors


Bunning, K More by this author
Newton, CR More by this author
Hartley, S More by this author
Journal:
International journal of language and communication disorders / Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Volume:
48
Issue:
6
Pages:
689-702
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1460-6984
ISSN:
1368-2822
URN:
uuid:d769cb9a-909c-401e-b5c9-2f82679c0ee4
Source identifiers:
417447
Local pid:
pubs:417447

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