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Minorities Among Children and Youth with Disabilities (August 2002)

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African American children and youth appear in greater proportions of children and youth with disabilities than they do in the general population.

The proportion of minorities does vary for children and youth with different disabilities.

The representation of minorities among high school youth with disabilities has become more like the general population over time.

Suggested Citation

Facts from OSEP's National Longitudinal Studies: Minorities among children and youth with disabilities (August 2002). Menlo Park, CA: SRI International. Available at