International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Challenges of Educating Students Who are Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing in Jordan
Dr. Ibrahim A. El-Zraigat, Dr. Yahya Smadi

The main aim of present study was to review current special education programs and curricula as they relates to deaf and hard-of-hearing students, and review them using Jordanian national standards. Qualitative data were collected throughout the study. The results showed that educating students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing is challenging. These challenges included a lack of remedial and educational programs, insufficient teachers, unequipped schools, and a lack of instructional and assessment tool. Discussion and recommendations were included.

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