3 Prevalence

Paula Lombardi

Prevalence (% of students with (IDEA) disabilities by disability category, ages 6-21 years of age.)

This is factual information that you will obtain on NH K-12 students from: NH DOE (2014) , Data Display: New Hampshire, Identification of Students with Disabilities, retrieved from http: //education. NH. Gov/instruction/special_ed/documents/nh_data_display.pdf

Go to page 2 for this information. (pg. 3 for developmental disabilities)

  • This data will give you an understanding to the % of students with each disability that you will likely encounter in your school population. This data is important for planning for the resources and support personnel schools need.

For example: specific learning disabilities in NH

  •       Percent of students ages 6-21 in NH with SLD- 5.86%
  •       Percent of students ages 6-21 nationally with SLD- 5.20%

(Data Display:New Hampshire, 2014)

 

*Vermont prevalence data can be found at

Data Display: Vermont. (2014). Identification of Children with Disabilities. (pg.2) Retrieved from https://www2.ed.gov/fund/data/report/idea/partbspap/2013/vt-acc-stateprofile-11-12.pdf

 

*California prevalence data can be found atData Display: California. (2014). Identification of Children with Disabilities/ Retrieved from

https://www2.ed.gov/fund/data/report/idea/partbspap/2014/ca-acc-statedatadisplay-12-13.pdf


This is the data you are locating in this brief fact based section of the summary. This data is based on the total population of students ages 6-21 years of age.

prevalence data

From the NH DOE (2014) , Data Display: New Hampshire, Identification of Students with Disabilities, retrieved from http://education.nh.gov/instruction/special_ed/documents/nh_data_display.pdf


 

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