JORDAN: What sign languages are used in Jordan?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
Where is Jordan?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Jordan?
There are an estimated 336,700 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Jordan.
This percentage is a rough estimation: 3.3% of the general population. Lack of research make estimating these numbers difficult. The World Health Organization estimates 5% of the world population has significant hearing loss. Keep in mind that developing nations typically have a much higher number of Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.
What sign languages are used in Jordan?
لغة الإشارة الأردنية Lughat il-Ishārah il-Urduniyyah (Jordanian Sign Language, LIU)
Written / spoken languages in Jordan:
Modern Standard Arabic
How do you say Jordan in sign language?
Where can I learn Jordanian Sign Language online?
This language is not yet available. If you would like to learn this language, please request it here: https://www.intersignuniversity.com/sign-languages
InterSign University offers many international sign language courses. Check them out here:
What Deaf organizations are located in Jordan?
Additional sign language resources for Jordan
We will update this section as more information becomes available.