Adaptive Reading Learning Program for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Elementary School

Tjutju Soendari

Abstract

The problem that is often faced by elementary school teachers who hold inclusive education is the instruction implementation. This is partly due to the readiness of regular education institutions in the infrastructure, facilities and educational capabilities not yet available. This study intends to develop a reading learning program that is able to accommodate students with intellectual disabilities in inclusive primary schools. This research was conducted in three elementary schools of Cimahi city, West Java province with research subjects consisting of three students with intellectual disabilities, three parents of students with intellectual disabilities and three classroom teachers. This study using research & development approach through three stages. The first stage, exploring the objectivity of students' reading ability with intellectual disabilities and planning as well as the implementation of reading learning by classroom teachers; the second stage, the formulation of the adaptive program draft, which is further validated by the expert and the learning practitioner, and third stage is test of learning program implementation draft. Data collection is done through technique of test, interview, observation and documentation study. Based on the implementation of the program obtained the result that there is an increase in reading ability in students with intellectual disabilities and positive changes that occur in learning conditions reading in the classroom. The implications of the results of this study have been compiled a learning guide book which contains the basic provisions that give direction to how learning should be done especially in reading learning for students with intellectual disabilities.

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Soendari T. (2017). Adaptive Reading Learning Program for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Elementary School.In 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 2: ICES, ISBN 978-989-758-314-8, pages 240-246. DOI: 10.5220/0007048407890795


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ices17,
author={Tjutju Soendari},
title={Adaptive Reading Learning Program for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Elementary School},
booktitle={1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 2: ICES,},
year={2017},
pages={240-246},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007048407890795},
isbn={978-989-758-314-8},
}


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TY - CONF

JO - 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 2: ICES,
TI - Adaptive Reading Learning Program for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Elementary School
SN - 978-989-758-314-8
AU - Soendari T.
PY - 2017
SP - 240
EP - 246
DO - 10.5220/0007048407890795