Workshop and Assistance in Developing Elementary Classroom Teachers’ Competencies to Accomodate Learning in The Students with Autism in Inclusive Schools in Yogyakarta Special Region
Sukinah Sukinah, Endang Rochyadi, Cece Rakhmat, Sunardi Sunardi
Available Online April 2019.
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- classroom teacher’s competency, learning accommodation, inclusive education, students with autism
- Autism is one of the complex developmental disorders that impairs the behavior, the ability to interact, and to communicate that can be detected before the age of 3 years, so that special treatments are needed. The increasing of autism’s prevalence will affect the organizations that are able to accommodate their abilities with learning settings. The success of learning is influenced by many factors, one of them is classroom teacher’s competency which may spend time more teaching students with autism. Competency improvement is one of the efforts to prepare classroom teachers in accommodating the learning of students with autism in inclusive schools. The study used descriptive study for the method. The program is designed in three stages including seminars and workshops on the development of inclusive services, simulations and practices as well as assistance to inclusive school classroom teachers in Yogyakarta Special Region. The study used the implementation method through lectures, discussions, question and answer section and mentoring section for classroom teachers about the concept of inclusive education, accommodative learning models in inclusive setting, need assessment of the process of preparing learning programs and serving gluten casein free diet menu for students with autism. The subjects in this study were 35 inclusive elementary school teachers consisting of five regions in Yogyakarta. The results showed that the active participation of participants reached 100%, the increase in the knowledge of the concept of inclusive education showed an increase of 37.78% based on the data of pretest 6.15 and the posttest 8.47. Aspects of the inclusive education concept are the understanding of basic concept of inclusive education, the willingness to deepen knowledge and understanding of inclusive education, the skill to accommodate learning process during the class, the skill in working with parents of students with autism, the skill in planning and implementing teaching learning activity, the involvement in planning and implementing special needs , the cooperation between parents and teachers, and the teacher's belief that the implementation of inclusive education will succeed and give hope for more positive student’s development.
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TY - CONF AU - Sukinah Sukinah AU - Endang Rochyadi AU - Cece Rakhmat AU - Sunardi Sunardi PY - 2019/04 DA - 2019/04 TI - Workshop and Assistance in Developing Elementary Classroom Teachers’ Competencies to Accomodate Learning in The Students with Autism in Inclusive Schools in Yogyakarta Special Region BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Special and Inclusive Education (ICSIE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 33 EP - 39 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsie-18.2019.7 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsie-18.2019.7 ID - Sukinah2019/04 ER -