The role of social support to increase the confidence of the deaf in the difabel study council

Sri Maullasari*  -  Departmentn of Guidance and Counseling, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia

(*) Corresponding Author

Purpose - This study aims to determine the role of peer social support in increasing the self-confidence of the deaf in the Difabel Study Council.

Method - The approach used in this study is a descriptive qualitative approach. Data collection method using Interview and observation. As for primary data sources are participant deaf, while secondary data source is administrator and participant Assembly study Disabled. Technique data analysis using triangulation source.

Result - The findings of this study state that the para disability deaf, so feel the form of social support between peers . This research is presented in relation to religious guidance services for deaf individuals.

Implication – this research is expected to be an encouragement for counselors to help maintain self-confidence of the deaf with the mediator of peer social support. This step can be done by involving the deaf in the implementation of religious guidance services as an effort to develop themselves.

Originality – This research is devoted to people with hearing impairment, namely someone who has a hearing impairment. This condition can be temporary or permanent. In the cycle of life to be able to survive in the face of change requires confidence in one's ability to be able to solve a problem.

Keywords: Social support; confidence; deaf

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