[Report] World Bank study recommends ways to increase access to assistive technologies for children in Indonesia

A report entitled ‘Assistive technologies for children with disabilities in inclusive and special schools in Indonesia‘ by The World Bank and supported by funding from the Inclusive Education Initiative addresses a knowledge gap around assistive technologies, policy and access.

The report recommends a shift in service delivery models to address quality issues in policy
agenda and implementation.  It suggests changes to be made at central, local and school level, including to:
1. Develop regulations and guidelines on the use of and support for AT;
2. Improve the procurement process of AT and expand multi-sectoral collaboration;
3. Develop teacher training on AT and strengthen supporting mechanisms.

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