Internet Skills in Using Smartphones for Children with Intellectual Disability at SLB Negeri Wonogiri
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- Information and Communication Technology; Digital Gap; Intellectual Disability; Internet Skill; Information Access
The development of ICT makes it easier for people to acquire information, show expression, and fulfill other needs. Although information can be accessed easily by anyone, people need digital skills to master digital technology that develops rapidly. Digital skill is a person’s ability to determine information needs from digital technology sources. This study aims to reveal how people with Intellectual Disability (ID) at SLB Negeri Wonogiri access ICT and internet skills. Sampling was done by a purposive sampling technique on four informants who met the sample criteria. Data collection techniques were conducted using in-depth interviews and non-participant observations. The results showed that internet skills among students with ID varied depending on several factors, including understanding buttons and operating several applications to support social skills in digital media interactions. The use of digital technology, especially smartphones by informants, can meet communication and information needs. The informants’ internet skills could be observed from related medium, such as operational skills and formal skills, while the related content included information skills, communication skills, strategic skills, and content-creation skills.
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TY - CONF AU - Sidiq Setyawan AU - Andhika Wulandari PY - 2022 DA - 2022/05/09 TI - Internet Skills in Using Smartphones for Children with Intellectual Disability at SLB Negeri Wonogiri BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 61 EP - 70 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.008 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.008 ID - Setyawan2022 ER -