The Impact of Social Factors on Bullying among Students with Learning DisabilitiesAuthor(s): Yaser Numan Al Sabi*
This study aimed at identifying the social factors that lead to bullying among students with learning difficulties in Irbid Governorate by identifying the social factors that push some students with learning difficulties to practice bullying behavior. The study also aimed at reaching a set of perceptions and proposals to mitigate the impact of social factors that lead some students with learning difficulties to practice bullying behavior. the study used the analytical descriptive approach, based on the comprehensive social survey, using the social factors instrument. The study sample consisted of (30) students with learning difficulties, who have been classified as showing bullying behavior and who study in Irbid city during the academic year 2021/2022. To answer the study questions, a scale of social factors was developed, which consisted of (40) paragraphs distributed on three dimensions, personal factors, factors related to peer characteristics, and family factors. This study found that the average ratings of students with learning difficulties regarding the social factors that lead to students with learning difficulties practicing bullying behavior were with a medium rating.