Reading Comprehension Learning for Deaf Students

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ntan Tsani Faradilla, Ishartiwi Ishartiwi


The background of this research is the difficulties faced by deaf students in reading comprehension learning. This research aims to describe the learning process of reading comprehension for deaf students. The method used in this research is a descriptive-qualitative method. The subjects in this research are teachers in Special Education School at Bantul District, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The data collecting techniques in this study are observation and interview. This research focuses on the learning strategies used by teachers related to the material, methods and media in reading comprehension learning. The findings of this research were the learning materials taught were referring to curriculum 2013 and were adjusted to students’ ability. The learning method used was speech and question-answer with the total communication approach. Learning media used by teachers was picture media. The use of media and the appropriate method is needed by the teacher to facilitate students in reading comprehension learning.

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