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U.S. Study Abroad: Students with Disabilities

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2011/12

U.S. STUDY ABROAD: STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, 2006/07-2011/12
Disability Status: 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
No Disability 96.7% 97.0% 96.4% 96.0% 95.9% 95.0%
Disability 2.6% 3.0% 3.6% 4.0% 4.1% 5.0%
Type of disability:            
Learning Disability 50.5% 47.0% 48.1% 52.2% 51.3% 43.4%
Mental Disability 25.4% 28.6% 24.6% 20.9% 19.9% 28.0%
Physical Disability 8.0% 8.1% 7.2% 5.5% 6.9% 7.6%
Sensory Disability 5.8% 5.3% 5.1% 6.5% 7.3% 3.8%
Other Disability 10.2% 11.0% 15.0% 14.9% 14.6% 17.2%
             
# of Institutions Responding 116 150 207 210 215 269
             
Total Students with Disabilities Reported 1,006 1,401 1,874 1,827 1,876 2,786

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "Students with Disabilities, 2006/07-2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors