Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Technology (ICET 2019)

Pool Therapy to Reduce Aggressive Behavior of Autistic Children

Authors
Aldjon Aldjon Nixon Dapa, Aldjon Nixon Dapa, Henny B.A Kiriweno
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Aldjon Aldjon Nixon Dapa
Available Online December 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icet-19.2019.47How to use a DOI?
Keywords
autistic children, aggressive behavior, pool therapy methods
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to get an overview and the extent to which the effectiveness of the application of pool therapy methods in reducing aggressive behavior in children with autism. This study uses experiments in the form of Single Subject Research (SSR), with A-B-A research design research subjects are autistic children who have excessive aggressive behavior, by applying the pool therapy method which is part of Hydrotherapy. The results showed that the application of the pool therapy method can reduce aggressive behavior in class IV autistic students at the Paulus Special School in Tomohon. Pool Therapy can be used as an alternative model of intervention to relax, relieve pain, relax tense muscles, and as a means of recreation for children with autism. The aggressive behavior of autistic children such as rebelling, throwing, hitting, and damaging things around, even hitting the teacher, can be reduced or even eliminated by this intervention model.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Technology (ICET 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-864-2
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icet-19.2019.47How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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