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.
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