Dyslexia Statistics

(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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