The Use Of Snoezelen Box In Handling Challenging Behaviors Learning Disabilities Students In The Classroom


Snoezelen therapy (multisensory therapy) is an alternative approach to addressing the emotional and behavioral challenges of students with special needs. A multisensory therapeutic approach to involving coarse and fine motor stimulation, vision, hearing, touch, taste, smell and joint stimulation is a focus of the SK Dato 'Onn Jaafar Integrated Special Education Program (PPKI). Based on the surveys and observations, special needs students emotional and behavioral problems (75.2%) scored highest compared to self-management problems (10.4%), reading, writing and counting problems (8%) and communication and social problems (6.4 %). This purpose of study to look at the effectiveness of the snoezelen box to help reduce students with special needs emotional and behavioral problems. Multisensory therapeutic activity using the snoezelen box was affected help reduce students with special needs who suffer from emotional disorders and challenging behaviors. It’s designed to help students with special needs focus, built self-confidence, built behavior development and to encourage of mind development. This study was conducted on 2 male students with low functioning ages 8 and 9. This case study is a single-subject experiment by applying the design of ABAB. The research instruments used are observation, checklist and document analysis. The findings show that the use of snoezelen boxes can help reduce the challenging behaviors of special education low-performing students.


Snoezelen Box, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), challenging behavior, low fungsioning child


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