The Main Criteria for Determining Disability in Children with Congenital Cleft Upper Lip and Palate according to the International Classification of Functioning (ICF)
Alma Zamurayeva, Taurzhan Aldabergenova, Bibi-Aisha Orynbayeva, Violetta Detochkina
The role of social rehabilitation of children with congenital facial pathology is very large. Children with this pathology undoubtedly belong to the disabling group and are in urgent need of medical and social protection based on a multidisciplinary approach, involving a neonatologist, a pediatrician, an orthodontist, a maxillofacial surgeon, an ENT doctor, a speech therapist, a teacher, a psychologist, and a social worker. When determining disability for children with congenital cleft upper lip and palate by ICF, it is very important to assess the clinical condition of the child according to the criteria for the severity of cleft upper lip and palate, followed by their calculation.