Education Service Model for Children with Special Needs

Oleh :
Gunarhadi - 195502101982031004 - Fak. KIP

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This research aims (1) to identify the school-aged children with special needs in the subdistrict of Sidoharjo, (2) to find out the factors inhibiting the access to education service for children in Sidoharjo Subdistrict of Sragen, (3) to provide the children with special needs for education alternative model in the framework of the access to education for all.

The sample of this research was of unidentified children with special needs and the parents sampled through snowball technique. The data was collected through interview, observation, and document, and analyzed by means of descriptive qualitative method.

The result of research showed that: (1) there were a number of children with special needs who are limited to access to education services in the subdistrict of Sidoharjo, Sragen, (2) the factors inhibiting the children with special needs from educational access was mostly due to low economic condition, the distance of Special Schools (SLB), lack of knowledge on education, stigma, and low awareness about the importance of education, and (3) the most feasible education service model to permeate the education for all those children was the  inclusive schools.

Key words: service model, access to education, children with disabilty

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