The Influence of Speech Therapy In Improving Oral Language Skills of Deaf Children At SLB Tanah Bumbu

  • Ritna Udiyani Ru
  • Tika Sari Dewy STIKes Darul Azhar Batulicin
  • Bayu Purnama Atmaja STIKes Darul Azhar Batulicin
Keywords: Speech Therapy, Oral Language Skills, Deafness

Abstract

Deafness is a hearing impairment that is not functioning optimally. They need a therapy ,these therapies is speech therapy. The research objective was to determine the influence of speech therapy in improving the oral language skills of deaf children. The research method used a queasy experiment with a pre and post test design without control. The samples were 7 students. The instruments used SOP of speech therapy and 20 questions to measure the oral language skills of deaf children. The intervention was carried out 12 times face-to-face.
The univariate results showed that before speech therapy the average oral language skills of children with hearing impairment a value of 40,00, then after speech therapy was 12 times face-to-face the average to be 78,14. Multivariate analysis using repeated measure ANOVA p-value 0.000 (p<0.05) it meant that there was an influence of speech therapy in improving the oral language skills of deaf children.

Published
2021-05-02
How to Cite
Udiyani, R., Dewy, T., & Atmaja, B. (2021). The Influence of Speech Therapy In Improving Oral Language Skills of Deaf Children At SLB Tanah Bumbu. STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan, 10(1), 25-36. https://doi.org/10.30994/sjik.v10i1.518