Learning for Children with Special Needs at SLB Negeri Magelang

  • Restu Retnaning Gusti Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang
  • Adelia Dwi Risnawati Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang
  • Sekar Hapsari Avio Imani Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang
  • Ahmad Dani Yuliyanto Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang
  • Aditia Eska Wardana Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang


Children with Special Needs are children who have their own uniqueness in their types
and characteristics, which distinguish them from normal children in general. The
purpose of this study was to find out how the learning process for children with special
needs in SLB N Magelang City. In addition, to determine the supporting and inhibiting
factors in learning for children with special needs. This research is a qualitative type of
research with data collection instruments through observation, in-depth interviews and
documentation. The results showed that the classification of children with special needs
in SLB Negeri Magelang City there are 5 types, namely blind, deaf, mentally retarded,
quadriplegic and speech impaired. In improving students' abilities during learning,
teachers at SLB N Magelang City first look at the needs of the child according to the
child's own ability. Factors supporting learning for children with special needs are
adequate facilities and infrastructure, teachers are always patient with students and
painstaking in teaching children. Meanwhile, the obstacle to learning for children with
special needs is in providing education to students, the main factor is the environment,
because many children have very affordable distances between home and school.