DISSEMINATION METHOD USING BRAILLE LEAFLET VERSUS AUDIO PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUE FOR CHILDREN WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
DEWI, RAHMAWATI KARTIKA
ALPHIANTI, LIKKY TIARA
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Introduction: The efforts to improve and maintain oral and dental health could be obtained from the electronic media (television) that can be seen and the printed or the readable media. The problem for person with visual impairment was that they are being educated by the audio without the appropriate visualization, so it was might less effective. Objectives : The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of Braille Leaflet compared with audio technique for oral and dental health dissemination. Method : Subjects (n = 10; 7-11 years old) from YAKETUNIS School for visual impairment was given dissemination using braille leaflet and audio technique. Pretest and protest was taken for each method. The data obtained were analyzed using the Wilcoxon statistical test and Mann Whitney Test. Result : The result showed that there were significant difference (p<0.05) between before and after dissemination using both technique. Mann Whitney test showed difference (p<0.05) between dissemination group using audio technique and leaflet in Braille. This research showed that Braille Leaflet was as effective as audio technique in dissemination method for children with visual impairment.