TERAPI OKUPASI TERHADAP KEMAMPUAN BINA DIRI MENUTUP MULUT ANAK TUNAGRAHITA SEDANG

  • IRHAM NAJIB FATHONI

Abstract

ABSTRACT
Mid mentally retardation children had disorder of self care activity such as drooling caused by the disorder in shutting mouth. Therefore, it required training of occupation therapy of self care to mid mentally retardation children.
In this research, the researcher did occupation therapy activity of self care of shutting mouth with tongue spatle influenced toward self care ability of mid mentally retardation children.
For the next, the researcher could prove whether there was influence of occupation therapy toward self care ability of shutting mouth to mid mentally retardation children.
This research used experiment with single subject arrangement and A-B design. The research subject was one mid mentally retardation children in SDLBN Gedangan Sidoarjo who was used to do drooling behavior.
The research result indicated that the average of shutting mouth ability done in 15 minutes to baseline phase (A1) was 37 times with total duration 187 seconds, intervention phase (B) was 7 times with total duration 70 seconds.
It could be concluded that self care activity of shutting mouth with tongue spatle tools could reduce drooling behavior to mid mentally retardation children which was done 37 times with total duration 187 seconds to baseline phase (A) experienced reduction i.e. 7 times with total duration 70 seconds in 15 minutes to intervention phase (B).
Keywords: Shutting mouth activity, tongue spatle tools, occupation therapy of self care

Published
2015-08-19
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