Tagging Horrible Titles to Persons with Special Needs

Adil Salim Elsheikh
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
The current article highlights and draws the attention of the community, officials and the concerned bodies to the danger of tagging horrible names and titles to persons with special needs. Furthermore, the article describes some of the ailments and diseases that cause impairments whose names are tagged to the affected persons. In the Arab world, as well as in many parts of the world, many titles are given to persons with special needs particularly the disabled ones. These names are of
more » ... or titles created to be attached to the names of persons suffer certain disease phenomena. These titles are sometimes used to insult, contempt, belittle or humiliate these persons. The use of these titles is usually associated with many social problems. The habit of tagging awful and horrible titles to persons is a practice in many parts of the world particularly the Arab world. The persons with special needs are the main category of the society suffers from this problem. These titles hurt and embarrass the persons with special needs as well as their families. Therefore special regulations and new laws should be formulated, endorsed and strictly implemented and the existing laws should be enforced to limit and prohibit this unacceptable habit.
doi:10.9790/0837-19114750 fatcat:xicoj4663vbe7l4eanwrqn37gq