[Athen] numbers of disabled students in higher education

Prof Norm Coombs norm.coombs at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 07:30:07 PDT 2009

Thanks. Very good.
At 05:58 AM 6/24/2009, you wrote:




>Last week you are looking for some statistics about college students.

> >From the generosity and my surprise the Department of labor/office of

>disabilities provided me with the following information. A hope you'll

>find it useful.


>Sara wrote:


>Dear Kenneth,


>Thank you for your email. The general number is around 10-11%. I

>remember that statistic from my grad school days (not too long ago) and

>asked a colleague of mine who recommended the NLTS2 report. They

>estimate that of the college population 11% of students have

>self-identified as students with disabilities. Here is the link to the

>NLTS2 website for your reference: http://www.nlts2.org/index.html and

>here is also another chart to back up the about 10% number:



>I hope that this helps and good luck!




>Sara Mahoney

>Business Development Specialist

>Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy

>Office: 202-693-7901

>mahoney.sara at dol.gov

>Web: https://wrp.gov/




>Kenneth Elkind

>Adaptive Technology Specialist

>University of Massachusetts - Boston

>IT-ED Tech Operations

>Healey Library /UL/ 032


>Kenneth.Elkind at umb.edu




>Athen mailing list

>Athen at athenpro.org


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Norman Coombs norm.coombs at gmail.com
CEO EASI Equal Access to Software and Information
phone (949) 855-4852 (NOTE pacific time zone)

More information about the athen-list mailing list