(Also Known As: Dyslexic Statistics, Learning Disorder Statistics, Developmental Reading Disorder Statistics)
(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)
Statistics on Dyslexia
More than 40 million adult Americans suffer from dyslexia. This comprises at least 15 percent of the entire US population.
According to the Dyslexia Scientific American, 20% of school children are dyslexic. But school aged children are not the only ones prone to dyslexia. 5
According to experts, 6 to 10 percent of school children in the United States have learning disabilities.
Approximately 40 percent of all the children enrolled in the special education classes in the United States are suffering from learning disabilities.
The Foundation for Children with Learning Disabilities reports that a total of 6 million adults in the United States have learning disabilities. 6
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