GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Learning Disability Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"As per the National Institutes of Health, around 15% of the U.S. population, or one in seven Americans, has some type of learning disability."

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"According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, 1 in 5 children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues."

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"The Center for Parent Information and Resources reports that Learning disabilities fall under one of the thirteen categories of special education services in U.S. Public Schools."

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"According to Understood, there are seven main types of learning disabilities: dyslexia, ADHD, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, processing deficits, dyspraxia, and executive functioning issues."

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"The U.S. Department of Education reports that 33.6 percent of students with learning disabilities drop out of high school."

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"The National Center for Education Statistics reported in 1992 that boys are more than twice as likely as girls to have a learning disability."

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"As per the Learning Disability Association of America, 35% of students identified with learning disabilities do not graduate with a high school diploma."

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"Mencap reports that in the UK, approximately 1.5 million people have a learning disability."

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"The Learning Disabilities Association of America states that the number of students with disabilities in higher education has more than tripled."

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"ADDitude reports that 5% to 20% of all school children in the US have learning disabilities."

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"The National Center for Education Statistics reveals that since the 1976-77 school year, the number of children and youth aged 3–21 receiving special education services was 8.5 million, or 14% of public school students."

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"The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates that almost 90,000 Australian school children have a learning disability."

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"The National Library of Medicine states around 5% of children worldwide have a form of learning disability."

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"The National Center for Learning Disabilities states that 41% of learning disabled adults are more likely to be arrested, compared with 10% of those with no disability."

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"The Understood Team states that Dyslexia affects an estimated 5–10% of the population, while Dyscalculia affects 5-8% of the population."

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"The National Center for Learning Disabilities reported that only 17% of young adults with learning disabilities received accommodations and supports at a postsecondary institution."

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"According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, LD is the largest single disability area, comprising 47.4% of all children with disabilities."

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"The National Institutes of Health reports that 80% of people with learning disabilities have dyslexia."

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"The Acres Project reports that 35.3% of people with learning disabilities are in paid employment."

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