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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:

  • Jordanian Arabic

  • 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:

https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/collections?category=courses



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Jordan?


The Holy Land Institute for Deaf and Deafblind Children


Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Jordan





We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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