Hussien Abu Farash

Amman, Amman, Jordan

Hussein Abu Farash

Hussein Abu Farash currently serves as Training Director at ITKAN Training Center in Saudi Arabia starting from July, 2015.

Prior to that he was the Director of the Research and Strategic Planning Department at Jordan’s Higher Council for Affairs of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) , the country’s national policy think-tank on disability issues, a position he has held since 2008. Prior to that, he has assumed positions including Policy Co-ordinator at the National Council for Family Affairs in Jordan (NCFA), as well as Gifted\Talented Expert at the King Abdel Aziz and His Companion for Giftedness Organisation in Saudi Arabia.

With extensive experience in disability policy formulation and development, Abu Farash’s area of work at HCD has included preparing researches’ proposals in the field of disability, conducting research and data analysis; reports writing, and preparing and following up on HCD’s annual plan of action. He has authored two books, Parents and Teacher Guide to Giftedness” and “Young Gifted and Creative”. He was also co- researcher of a publication entitled “Gifted children characteristics aged 3-6 years in Saudi Arabia”. He is the winner of the first, second and third Gender and Economy Research Policy Analysis (GERPA) research competitions.

Abu Farash obtained the PhD in Special Education from the World Islamic Science and Education University in Jordan, 2013. He is married with five children.


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  • Work
    • Studies and Insititutional Planning Director- HCD
  • Education
    • PhD, Special Education