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The Numbers Behind Special Education

THE NUMBERS BEHIND n SPECIAL EDUCATION COOCODEL DISABILITY BY THE NUMBERS As of 2011, there were Children with disabilities cost public schools 5,670,680 2-3X MORE students ages 6-21 who received special education services in the U.S. than those without disabilities - THE – PREVALENCE OF DISABILITY by percentage of students ages 6-21 Learning disability 40.5% Speech impairment 18.1% Other health 12.7% impairments Intellectual 7.4% disabilities Autism 7.1% Emotional 6.5% disturbance Multiple disabilities 2.2% Developmental delay 2.0% Hearing impairments 1.2% Orthopedic impairments 1.0% Visual 0.4% impairments Traumatic 0.4% brain injury Deaf 0.02% -blindness 10% 20% 30% 40% MENTAL DISORDERS 1 IN 5 Mental disorders in kids has some form children have risen of mental disorder 35 FOLD in two decades $247 Billion spent every year in medical bills, special education, and juvenile justice MOST COMMON PARENT-REPORTED DISORDERS IN CHILDREN 3-17 by percentage 2% 4% 8% 10% ADHD BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS ANXIETY DEPRESSION HB 833 60I DOLLARS AUTISM TOURETTE SYNDROME ONERUNDa COUNTING THE COST 1974 Individuals with Disabilities Factors contributing to high costs in special education: Education Act adopted Provision for free and Identifying disabled students appropriate education for disabled children is mandatory for all public schools. The act also ensures that Identifying the type of disability schools implement individualized education for each child's needs. Determining appropriate services for disabled students The federal government has committed to paying That's up Determining the right about 40% program 20% Providing multiple services for one child per student from today SOURCES: SPECIAL-EDUCATION-DEGREE.NET DEVELOPED BY N NOWSOURCING

The Numbers Behind Special Education

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This infographic takes a look at the numbers behind special education.



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