The Attitudes of the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf-Salt, Jordan towards Deaf Socially and Educationally
- Ayed H. Ziadat
- Fatima A. Atiyat
The study aimed to recognize the attitudes of the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf-Salt, Jordan towards Deaf Socially and Educationally in the academic year 2016-2017, which consists of instructional and vocational staff towards deaf socially and educationally according to some variables (gender, age, the level of education). The sample of the study included staff members of the institution. The researchers used the Third Likert-Type and the descriptive approach. The sample of the study consisted of 69 persons whose answers achieved the required conditions. The results showed a decrease in the negative attitudes level, which reflected high positive attitudes according to the treatment of the study sample with deaf socially and educationally. Results also showed no significant differences refer to gender and age due to the attitudes. But there were significant differences due to the educational level of the workers in this institution giving advantage to the academic certificate and over, which means there were huge effects to the academic level in the social and educational attitudes towards the deaf.
The study recommended the importance of spreading and increasing the level of awareness among the people who work in this institute to the local society about how to cope with positive social and educational attitudes in order to increase the level of the deaf adaption and spread the culture of respecting the categories.
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