Learning implementation for students with special needs is designed according to the student's objective conditions. Activities in learning must be active, innovative, creative, effective, and fun. Art is one aspect that is often used to make learning interesting and fun. Many types of art activities are alternatives that can be chosen by the teacher with consideration of material aspects and the conditions of students with special needs. The purpose of this study is to determine the use of art activities in learning for children with special needs in special schools. This research conduct in the form of a survey on 193 special teachers with data processing carried out descriptively. The results of the study show that the choice of the teacher most uses the type of art activity in learning is the art of music and singing. The distribution of choices for other types of art activities is selected according to the conditions of the barriers that students have. Some teachers define art activities as learning the chosen skill area for future student career development. The results of this study are an important part of the recommendations for the development of learning media for stakeholders.
Art, learning student with special needs