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Students with Disabilities in Jordan

Posted on October 14, 2020


Students with disabilities studying abroad in Jordan will face a special set of challenges. In Jordan, as in other parts of the world, people may have a narrow pool of reference when addressing issues pertaining to people with disabilities. The government has begun to make laws to enhance the lives of people in Jordan with disabilities, but socially there are still stigmas attached to people with physical disadvantages. Although it has been recently legislated that all new public buildings must have wheelchair access, the infrastructure is generally not wheelchair friendly due to high, broken sidewalks and crowded streets.

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