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U.S. Study Abroad: Students with Disabilities

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2009/2010

U.S. STUDY ABROAD: STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, 2007-2010*
Disability Status: 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10
No Disability 96.7% 97.0% 96.4% 96.0%
Disability 2.6% 3.0% 3.6% 4.0%
Type of disability:        
Learning Disability 50.5% 47.0% 48.1% 52.2%
Mental Disability 25.4% 28.6% 24.6% 20.9%
Physical Disability 8.0% 8.1% 7.2% 5.5%
Sensory Disability 5.8% 5.3% 5.1% 6.5%
Other Disability 10.2% 11.0% 15.0% 14.9%
         
# of Institutions Responding 116 150 207 210
         
Total Students with Disabilities Reported 1,006 1,401 1,874 1,827

*Over 1,800 students with disabilities studied abroad in 2009/10. More information on students with disabilities.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2011). "Students with Disabilities, 2009/10." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors