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U.S. Study Abroad: Students with Disabilities

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2008/2009

U.S. STUDY ABROAD: STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, 2007-2009*
Disability Status: 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09
No Disability 96.7% 97.0% 96.4%
Disability 2.6% 3.0% 3.6%
Type of disability:      
Learning Disability 50.5% 47.0% 48.1%
Mental Disability 25.4% 28.6% 24.6%
Physical Disability 8.0% 8.1% 7.2%
Sensory Disability 5.8% 5.3% 5.1%
Other Disability 10.2% 11.0% 15.0%
       
# of Institutions Responding 116 150 207
       
Total Students with Disabilities Reported 1,006 1,401 1,874

*Due to the low response rate, this data should not be interpreted as a national-level finding.
Over 1,800 students with disabilities studied abroad in 2008/09. More information on students with disabilities.

 

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2010). "Students with Disabilities, 2008/09." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors