Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps

In·ter·na·tion·al Clas·si·fi·ca·tion of Im·pair·ments, Dis·a·bil·i·ties and Hand·i·caps (ICIDH),

(in'tĕr-na'shŭn-ăl klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn im-pār'ments dis'ă-bil'i-tēz hand'ē-kaps),
A WHO-sponsored numerical taxonomy of the impairments, disabilities and handicaps consequent upon injury and disease.
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Social participation is a relatively new construct, which appeared during the revision of the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (ICIDH); it is highly influenced by environmental and cultural factors.
In 1980 WHO made its first conceptual framework on disability, the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (ICIDH).
Models of disablement, universalism and the international classification of impairments, disabilities and handicaps.
The World Health Organisation's International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (ICIDH) is a descriptive schema which could potentially meet this need.
Various authors have recommended use of the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (ICIDH) as a conceptual framework.
There is also a strong emphasis on |needs' rather than |rights' and one of the chapters relies heavily on the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps which has been overwhelmingly rejected by organizations of disabled people.

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