The level of self-esteem amongst students with learning disabilities who use social media in Kuwait

Abstract

The aim of this study is to identify the level of self-esteem amongst students with learning disabilities who use the social media in Kuwait, in addition to determining the most important distinctions in the level of self-esteem amongst students with learning disabilities who use the social media depending on the variable number of hours spent in social media, gender of the student (male, female) and the educational Level (intermediate, high school), to achieve this a scale of self-esteem (Rosen berg ) was applied on a sample of (196) intermediate and high school students with learning disabilities in public and private schools in Kuwait, the results of the study show that the level of self-esteem amongst the students with learning disabilities was high as the arithmetic average of the sample was (28.57) and the results show that there were no statistically significant differences of the level of self-esteem amongst the students with learning disabilities returns to the number of hours spent on social media also there were no differences returns to the gender and the same to the educational level there were no differences. The researcher recommends running awareness and training programs and engaging the students with learning disabilities to extracurricular activities to raise their self-esteem.