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

Karen Bunning, Joseph K Gona, Susan Buell, Charles R Newton, Sally Hartley

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)689-702
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Language and Communication Disorders
Volume48
Issue number6
Early online date1 Aug 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • communication; rehabilitation; developing country; interactional discourse

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