New Data Highlight Released: What do NCI-IDD Data Tell Us About How Many People with IDD are Enrolled in School?
by Dorothy Hiersteiner | October 12, 2022
Categories: Data Highlights
- Without the advantage of education and training beyond high school, the ability of people with IDD to escape poverty and find employment is diminished.
- Though the numbers of people who were enrolled in post-secondary education in the NCI IPS for 2020-2021 was very small, the availability of these opportunities is growing
- According to the results 2020-2021 In-Person Survey (IPS), only slightly more than 3.2% of respondents with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) aged 18-25 were enrolled in a college or university.