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Data on Disabled

Percentage of students ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 2006-07

All disabilities 13.50%
Specific learning disability 5.40%
Speech or language impairment 3.00%
Mental retardation 1.10%
Emotional disturbance 0.90%
Hearing impairment 0.20%
Orthopedic impairment 0.10%
Other health impairment 1.20%
Multiple disabilities 0.30%
Autism 0.50%
Traumatic brain injury 0.10%
Developmental delay 0.70%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, “The Condition of Education 2008”
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