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Mental Illness and Psychosocial Disabilities in Indonesia

A quick glance at the state of Indonesia’s mental health care system indicates that there is much room for improvement. There are approximately 1,000 psychiatrists for over 270 million people. The number of clinical psychologists (around 2,000, mostly in private practice), community mental health nurses (around 7,000), and other mental health personnel is limited—clearly insufficient to meet the mental health needs of the country.

Akomodasi yang Layak bagi Siswa dengan Disabilitas di Masa Pandemi: Pengalaman Mengajar Guru Belajar dari Rumah

Salah satu bentuk respon pemerintah Indonesia terhadap dampak wabah Coronavirus (Covid-19) terhadap dunia pendidikan adalah dengan mengeluarkan kebijakan pembelajaran jarak jauh. Kebijakan yang dikeluarkan oleh Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan ini seiring dengan ditutupnya sekolah-sekolah dan institusi pendidikan lainnya untuk mencegah…

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Can the Covid-19 pandemic boost inclusive education?

Not long after the new government regulation was introduced, schools and universities were closed to contain the spread of Covid-19. On 24 March, Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim advising governors and mayors that schools should deliver education remotely, through home learning. The decision acknowledges the challenges educators and students face when studying at home and emphasises the need for teachers to pay attention to the different needs and situations of their students.

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Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW – Doing Research Inclusively: Guidelines for Co-Producing Research with People with Disability

The Disability Innovation Institute (DIIU) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has launched new guidelines on co-producing research with people with disabilities. To download the Guidlines, click the link below. DOING RESEARCH INCLUSIVELY: Guidelines for Co-Producing Research with…

Impact of coronavirus pandemic on people with disabilities is discussed at the Indonesia Project’s global webinar series, 24 June 2020

On Wednesday 24 June 2020, AIDRAN committee members participated in the global webinar series hosted by the Indonesia Project at the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (ANU). The webinar focused on Covid-19 and vulnerable people in…

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AIDRAN Webinar Series III: Respon Penyandang Disabilitas terhadap Komisi Nasional Disabilitas

Webinar ini bermaksud merespon Peraturan Presiden Nomor 68 Tahun 2020 tentang Komisi Nasional Disabilitas (KND). Bagaimana penyandang disabilitas merespon pembentukan dan keberadaan komisi nasional tersebut? Mari ikuti webinar kami pada 13.00 WIB, Selasa, 30 Juni 2020 dengan cara mendaftar di…

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Catatan Webinar Series II: Akomodasi Layak dan Pembelajaran Mahasiswa Difabel di Masa Pandemi

Sistem pembelajaran daring memberikan tantangan dan konsekuensi yang tidak pernah dibayangkan sebelumnya. Proses belajar tatap muka pada masa pra-pandemic sudah memberikan tantangan besar bagi penyandang disabilitas akibat keterbatasan dukungan dari lembaga pendidikan dan pemerintah. Lalu, apakah tantangan tersebut menjadi jauh lebih besar dengan proses belajar daring?