Proceedings of the International Conference on Special and Inclusive Education (ICSIE 2018)

Parent Engagement in the Early Stage of the Braille Learning Process for Blind Children

Authors
Vindy Dwi Winantyo, Nur Azizah
Corresponding Author
Vindy Dwi Winantyo
Available Online April 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsie-18.2019.27How to use a DOI?
Keywords
blind, tactual senses, parents
Abstract
This article discusses the involvement of parents in the development of the visually impaired child of the visually impaired. The learning process in schools for the blind children cannot be separated from the sensitivity ability of tactual sensitivity to facilitate in learning to read and write braille. Development of the senses can be done tactual since children of the blind early age. Tactual sensitivity can be optimized through planned programs with school teams, families and communities. The role of parents begins through communication with the teacher for the needs that can be done at home. The second role is related to the development of learning programs to stimulate the tactual senses. The third role as a supervisor to assess the development of the sense of tactual based on full performance. Parental involvement can strengthen relationships with children to foster motivation to learn. There needs to be positive support and open attitude between the school and parents to create, implement and assess the development program of the tactual senses in the blind child.
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