The Economic and Social Changes Faced by People with Special Needs Arising from Poverty in the South Region of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Naim Salameh Al Qadi, Ayman Awad Gharib


This study was designed to tackle the issue of economic and social problems resulting from poverty of the disabled in our Jordanian society and specifically in the southern and eastern region of Jordan, The importance of the study springs from the humanitarian, developmental, social, economic and religious aspects, where of poverty and the problems associated with stand an obstacle to disabled people in the southern region in Jordan that hinders achieving their family, social and economic duties. The study sample consisted of (300) disabled of the study population in the Southern region, and the personal interview was used in the study approach as it is appropriate to the nature of the study. The researchers concluded that the impact of structural elements on the study sample is stronger than the individual and fatal factors. This is consistent with the findings of previous studies taking into account the difference in the environment and the degree of growth of the community where the study sample lives.

Key words: People with special needs; Poverty


People with special needs; Poverty


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