[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.
>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!
>Business Development Specialist
>Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
>mahoney.sara at dol.gov
>Adaptive Technology Specialist
>University of Massachusetts - Boston
>IT-ED Tech Operations
>Healey Library /UL/ 032
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