U.S. Table 10

Children Age 6 to 21 with Disabilities Served under Chapter 1 and The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, Part B), 1993-94


Total for All Disabilities = 4,775,534 = 100%
CHILDREN SERVED
Specific learning disabilities 2,438,147
Speech or language impairments 1,007,575
Mental retardation 552,703
Serious emotional disturbance 413,691
Hearing impairments 64,110
Orthopedic impairments 56,555
Visual impairments 24,873
Deaf-blindness 1,315
Autism 18,893
Traumatic Brain Injury 5,291
Other health impairments 83,178
Multiple disabilities 109,203


NOTE: These figures represent totals for 50 states plus DC plus Puerto Rico. Total for all disabilities may be used to compute percentages (e.g., 1,007,575/4,775,534 = 0.211 = 21.1 percent of total children with disabilities (age 6 to 21) who had speech or language impairments).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.