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Unformatted text preview: istic processing functions. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is sometimes mistakenly thought to be a learning disability. While this isn’t the case, AD/ HD occurs in about one third of people with SLD. Source: www.IDEAdata.org 2011 Part B Child Count, Students ages 6-21, U.S. and outlying areas How Students with SLD Leave School: Ten Year Trend While the past decade has seen improvements in both the graduation rate and dropout rate for students with SLD, these students continue to earn high school diplomas at an unacceptably low rate. The rate of graduation went from 57 percent in 2002 to 68 percent in 2011 and the dropout rate went from 35 percent to 19 percent. Source: www.IDEAdata.org, IDEA Part B Exiting, State-level Data Files 6 | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | www.LD.org In the 2010-2011 school year, 221,000 students with SLD left high school. Of these, just 68 percent (151,000 students) left with a regular diploma while 19 percent (43,0...
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