Video: Inclusive and accessible education and services in higher education | La Trobe Asia Webinar

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https://youtu.be/eaN7GLqYTDc The COVID 19 pandemic has forced educational institutions across the globe to rapidly embrace online learning. This has particular implications for teachers and students with disabilities. Before the pandemic, access to education in Indonesia was already a significant challenge for its nearly 27 million people with disabilities. At this online event we bring together…

Masih ada gap signifikan dalam aksesibilitas media bagi komunitas tuli di Indonesia

Anak tuli memegang poster bertuliskan "bahasa isyarat itu mencerdaskan tuli"

Mahalli, Universitas Brawijaya Untuk berpartisipasi di ruang publik dan kehidupan sehari-hari, komunitas tuli membutuhkan juru bahasa isyarat dan teks bantuan untuk mengakses informasi audio-visual. Namun, survei terbaru kami bersama Pusat Studi Layanan Disabilitas (PSLD) Universitas Brawijaya dan Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN) - yang saat ini masih dalam tahap penerbitan - menemukan bahwa…

Respon Pemerintah Indonesia dalam Memenuhi Hak Penyandang Disabilitas Selama Pandemi Covid-19

Penyandang disabilitas termasuk salah satu kelompok rentan yang paling terdampak Covid-19. Dampak tersebut terlihat dalam banyak aspek, mulai dari ekonomi, kesehatan, hingga pendidikan. Pandemi memperparah keadaan penyandang disabilitas yang memang kesulitan meskipun di masa sebelum pandemi. Dalam usaha menanggulangi kesulitan di masa pandemi pun kebijakan-kebijakan struktural dan praktiknya masih belum terkategori inklusif bagi penyandang disabilitas.

KSI4RDI WEBINAR: Why is a GESI (Gender Equality and Social Inclusion) approach important in research?

The discussion was highly productive and raised important issues concerning inclusion. One attendee discussed how gender and disability can intersect to cause women with disabilities to be further marginalised than their male counterparts and how both gender-based data on disability and gender-based funding could help mitigate this.

KSIxChange Discussion #26: Urgency of support systems in the implementation of socio-economic policies for people with disabilities in the pandemic era of Covid-19

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On Thursday 30 July, KSIxChange hosted an online discussion on the topic: ‘Urgency of support systems in the implementation of socio-economic policies for people with disabilities in the pandemic era of Covid-19.’ The forum brought together leaders and advocates working in the disability sector in various regions of Indonesia as well as Tricia Malowney OAM, National Disability…

Pendidikan Inklusif Pascapandemi: Apa yang harus pemerintah lakukan?

https://youtu.be/Bii66cSTee8 Dengan perubahan pola belajar dan kesulitan ekonomi yang diakibatkan oleh pandemi, semakin banyak anak dan orang dewasa yang harus berhenti sekolah; faktor nutrisi, faktor kesediaan dukungan logistik dan infrastruktur yang disediakan negara; semua berpotensi mengganggu, menghambat, bahkan menghentikan proses belajar siswa. Bagaimana dengan penyandang disabilitas?Apa yang harus dilakukan pemerintah?

Mental Illness and Psychosocial Disabilities in Indonesia

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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.