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Portugal's special education law: implementing the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in policy and practice

Journal Article

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was introduced in Portuguese education law as the compulsory system to guide eligibility policy and practice in special education. This paper describes the implementation of the ICF and its utility in the assessment process and eligibility determination of students for special education.
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Manuela Sanches-Ferreira

Rune J Simeonsson

Ana Tavares

Sara Pinheiro

Publication

Year of publication: 2013

Identifiers

ISBN: 10.3109/09638288.2012.708816

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