Cultural Pattern of Children with Disabilities (Difabel) - Study of Children with Special Needs (Tunagrahita) in Sekolah Luar Biasa (SLB) Biromaru

Muh. Abduh Dwi Putra, Sulaiman Mamar, Rismawati

Abstract

The cultural pattern consists of thoughts, ideas, and philosophies existed in the human mind and the most prominent culture to describe the character of concerned culture. Regarding to the difference ability or disabilities, then the cultural pattern perceives on the mind and the idea of ​​children with disabilities. The aim of this study is to describe parenting problems towards children with disabilities, cultural pattern, characteristic, and teaching method in school. The research subjects were twelve people consisting of Children with Special Needs (Anak Berkebutuhan Khusus/ABK) tunagrahita, parents, teachers, and staffs in Sekolah Luar Biasa/ SLB (special school) Biromaru. This descriptive research was done by observation, interview, discussion, and play with tunagrahita children, as well as dig up the information from parents and teachers. Data analysis was done by grouping data from observations, interviews, and field notes and then interpreted. The results obtained that each parent has different method in parenting their disabled children yet has the same perspective in providing the best education thereby it gives advantages for their self and the community even with their limitations. Tunagrahita children in SLB Biromaru are already able to socialize with friends, teachers ,and their surrounding community proving that their existence can be well received by the environment. The conclusion was the cultural pattern of tunagrahita children in SLB Biromaru was varied depending on the parents' response of their disabled children condition, and the teachers' education method in school. Accordingly, the disabled children are able to socialize and well received in the community as well as have academic and non-academic education as normal children.

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Putra M., Mamar S. and Rismawati. (2018). Cultural Pattern of Children with Disabilities (Difabel) - Study of Children with Special Needs (Tunagrahita) in Sekolah Luar Biasa (SLB) Biromaru.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS, ISBN 978-989-758-348-3, pages 927-930. DOI: 10.5220/0007554109270930


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icps18,
author={Muh. Abduh Dwi Putra and Sulaiman Mamar and Rismawati},
title={Cultural Pattern of Children with Disabilities (Difabel) - Study of Children with Special Needs (Tunagrahita) in Sekolah Luar Biasa (SLB) Biromaru},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS,},
year={2018},
pages={927-930},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007554109270930},
isbn={978-989-758-348-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS,
TI - Cultural Pattern of Children with Disabilities (Difabel) - Study of Children with Special Needs (Tunagrahita) in Sekolah Luar Biasa (SLB) Biromaru
SN - 978-989-758-348-3
AU - Putra M.
AU - Mamar S.
AU - Rismawati.
PY - 2018
SP - 927
EP - 930
DO - 10.5220/0007554109270930