Assistive Technologies for Children with Disabilities in Inclusive and Special Schools in Indonesia

Policy Brief

This study addresses this knowledge gap, focusing on the Indonesian context. This empirical study of the Indonesian context aims to rigorously examineavailability and usage of AT for children with disabilities. It reviews key challenges and support needed in both inclusive and special schools, focusing on teachersin primary and secondary education in Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (MoECRT).

Key questions included: 1) What is the availability and use of AT for students with disabilities in schools in Indonesia? 2) In what ways can teachers, schools, and local and national stakeholders work together to promoteequitable and quality learning through AT for children with disabilities? To answer these questions, this study employed a mixed method to enhance the validity and quality of evidence based analysis of AT for children with disabilities inIndonesia, including a national level teacher survey with over 2000 teachers who participated voluntarily, focus group discussions with teachers, school principalsand policy makers as well as an international review of practices on AT for children with disabilities to address the lack of previous studies in Indonesia.

Download the Policy Note

East Asia & Pacific

Back to Top

Stay updated with the latest information

Sign-up for our newsletter and get updates sent directly to your inbox.