Procedings of the 1st ICA Regional Conference, ICA 2019, October 16-17 2019, Bali, Indonesia

Research Article

Understanding Participatory Culture for Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.16-10-2019.2304285,
        author={Cendera Rizky Anugrah Bangun},
        title={Understanding Participatory Culture for Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder},
        proceedings={Procedings of the 1st ICA Regional Conference, ICA 2019, October 16-17 2019, Bali, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICA},
        year={2021},
        month={2},
        keywords={participatory culture; autism spectrum disorder; disability; popular culture; social media},
        doi={10.4108/eai.16-10-2019.2304285}
    }
    
  • Cendera Rizky Anugrah Bangun
    Year: 2021
    Understanding Participatory Culture for Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    ICA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.16-10-2019.2304285
Cendera Rizky Anugrah Bangun1,*
  • 1: Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Scientia Boulevard Gading Serpong
*Contact email: cendera.anugrah@umn.ac.id

Abstract

Culture said to be one of the most powerful forces in our world. Society 5.0 is where human achieve a forward-looking society whose members have mutual respect for each other, a society that balances between cyberspace and physical space. Unfortunately, not all young people can use social media platforms because some conditions, such as disability. Disability is when a person has some limitation such as impairment whether in mental, sensory, or mobility functions to implement a task compared to another person without disability. Autism spectrum disorder is one of the disabilities that encounter limitless complications every day. In a social understanding of disability, they are unnecessarily isolated and excluded from full participation in society. However, the experience this young people have with popular culture and mainstream new media will be different. This research tries to understand how people with disability especially for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder express themselves through participatory culture. This research uses qualitative method and conduct interview and FGD for data collection. The result of this research expected to give understanding about participatory culture from standpoint of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder.