The Level of Reading Comprehension Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities in Jordan

Authors

  • Samir Al-Rimawi Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Special Education, Princess Alia University College, Al Balqa Applied University, Jordan
  • Amaal Al Masri Assistant Professor, Princess Alia University College, Al Balqa Applied University, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2022-0019

Keywords:

Reading Comprehension Skills, Students with learning disabilities, Literal level, Deductive level, Creative level

Abstract

The study aimed to measure the level of reading comprehension skills of students with learning difficulties in the Kasbah of As-Salt, and the study used the descriptive method on a sample of (54) male and female students chosen randomly. The reading comprehension scale was developed and prepared by Al-Mahalla and Al-Ramamneh (2019), and the results indicated that the level of reading comprehension was at an intermediate level and in all its three dimensions (literal, deductive, and creative). And the existence of statistically significant differences in the level of reading comprehension due to the variable of gender in favor of males, and there are also statistically significant differences in the level of overall reading comprehension due to the variable of the educational level of parents and in favor of holders of a bachelor's degree.

 

Received: 23 September 2021 / Accepted: 1 December 2021 / Published: 3 January 2022

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Published

2022-01-03

How to Cite

Al-Rimawi, S. ., & Al Masri, A. . (2022). The Level of Reading Comprehension Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities in Jordan. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 12(1), 234. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2022-0019