Vol 8 (2020): Educational and Psychological Conference in the 4.0 era

Shaping Technique as a Media to Increase Independence in Adolescents with Diplegia Cerebral Palsy
Teknik Shaping sebagai Media untuk Meningkatkan Kemandirian Pada Remaja dengan Cerebral Palsy Diplegia

Maftuhah Maftuhah
Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
IGGA Noviekayatie
Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
Published June 16, 2020
  • Shaping technique,
  • independencies,
  • cerebral palsy
How to Cite
Maftuhah, M., & Noviekayatie, I. (2020). Shaping Technique as a Media to Increase Independence in Adolescents with Diplegia Cerebral Palsy. Proceeding of The ICECRS, 8. https://doi.org/10.21070/icecrs2020416


Teenager with diplegia cerebral palsy has poor ADL (Activity Daily Living) ability. This is due to that he doesn’t train his ability while at home because his family choose to give him full support by preparing all his needs. The goal of this researches is to change dependent behavior to more independent in his simple daily routine that related to optimum hand utilization and also ability to move independently. Researcher is using experimental method with case study approach. Researcher give behavioral therapy intervention (shaping) to improve level of independence of subject. Intervention was done in 5 session, including rapport, determined activity, activity training, intervention and evaluation. Intervention was done in 6 days doing observation and using target achievement activity checklist. Before intervention, subject always aided in daily living activity. After intervention, subject want and able to do simple daily activity such as eat, using and tidy up his clothes and also moved independently. The result of this researches show that shaping behavioral therapy can be used to improve level of independence in teenager with cerebral palsy diplegia. 


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