Communication Process in Empowering The Disabled Group of Argodadi Pinilih in Sedayu, Yogyakarta
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This research aims to comprehend the communication process in empowering a disabled group, including extension and training activities. This research employed a qualitative paradigm and a descriptive method. Hence, the data were analyzed in a descriptive qualitative way. The descriptive qualitative method began with collecting data and drawing conclusions or general characteristics. In-depth interviews and triangulation procedures were applied to gather information from the disabled group
... s, comprising 12 key informants, until the information was saturated. The study revealed that the communication process in Sedayu's socialization activities for empowering the disabled group members generally came under the "extremely effective" category. The category of communication process varied. The communication process of many informants fell into the "moderately effective" category, and only one belonged to the "less effective" category. It was determined that the communication process for the "training process" indicator in the empowerment training of the disabled group fell into the "extremely effective" category. In general, the "implementation effectiveness" of the communication process of mentoring activities after training was "less effective". Following the training, intensive assistance should be provided to sustain the acceptance of innovation by the disabled group in Sedayu.