Onten Purbasari, a student with a deaf disability, successfully defended her thesis entitled Learning of Fine Arts and Characteristics of Fine Art Works of Deaf Students of SLB Ma'arif Muntilan in front of the final examination examiners on June 14, 2023. Sari, her nickname, is a student of the Fine Arts Education Study Program, Faculty of Language, Arts and Culture UNY class of 2019.
There are still many schools in Indonesia that are not fully willing to accept children with special needs and implement inclusive education due to a lack of understanding of disability issues. This is the money of the UNY student team consisting of Hanifah Mar'atush Shalihah (Mathematics Education), Yunita Ambarwati (Special Education i), and Asma' Khoirunnisa' (Statistics) who are members of the Sembagi Arutala team.
Factors that cause an inclusive classroom environment include the diversity of intellectual and social levels of students who are not accommodated. Therefore lecturers provide space for a variety of student background abilities. Lecturers need to integrate previous student experiences in learning and accommodate the diversity of student abilities.
For people with visual and hearing impairments, the variety of learning and media used differs from ordinary people. The paradigm can be student-centered or with cognitive, affective, psychomotor, visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learning styles. Lecturers and students are the leading presenters in physical and virtual synchronous learning. In contrast, in asynchronous learning, the computer is the main conveyer where class management uses the Learning Management System (LMS) software. This notion was conveyed by a lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering, Dr.