Higher Education and People with Disabilities

A Look at the Numbers

U.S. Census data indicate that 19% of the population was living with a disability in 2010.

In 2007-2008 11.8% of college students were living with a disability.


Works Cited

The National Center for Education Statistics.  Fast Facts: Students with disabilities.https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=60

U.S. Department of Commerce.  United States Census Bureau.  Newsroom.  Americans with Disabilities: 2010 in Nearly 1 in 5 People Have a Disability in the U.S., Census Bureau Reports:  Report Released to Coincide with 22ned Anniversary of the ADA. https://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/miscellaneous/cb12-134.html

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