• Murni Winarsih Program Studi Pendidikan Khusus FIP UNJ; Jl. Rawamangun Muka, Jakarta Timur 13220
Keywords: children with hearing impairment, reading ability, exceptional school


The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the ability to read early for children with hearing impairment in Extraordinary Kindergarten in DKI Jakarta. This research is motivated by the limitations of the language possessed by children with hearing impairment due to hearing difficulties they experience. Due to hearing impairments, children with hearing impairment does not experience the acquisition of language, so they experience various problems, one of which is learning to read. Characteristically children with hearing impairment use the visual senses in learning to read the beginning. Reading the beginning for deaf children begins with the process of identifying words through images and writing in the form of visualization. The research method used is a case study. This research was conducted at Pangudi Luhur Special School in March-April 2017. Based on the results of the research, the reading ability of children with hearing impairment is still low and the ability of nouns dominates in reading the beginning, so it needs to be optimized using special media specifically designed to read the beginning. 



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How to Cite
Winarsih, M. (2018). KEMAMPUAN MEMBACA PERMULAAN ANAK TUNARUNGU USIA DINI. JIV-Jurnal Ilmiah Visi, 13(2), 83 - 90.