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New Haven, CT: "Almost 3,100 students...have been placed in SPED programs"

April 30, 2018, New Haven (CT) Independent: Teachers Seek Inclusion For Special Ed Kids http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/special_education_autism_awareness/ This school year, almost 3,100 students in New Haven have been placed in special education programs, representing 15 percent of the district. Within that group, 40 percent have been diagnosed with a specific learning disability like dyslexia or dyscalculia. More than 20 percent have a health impediment like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Just over 10 percent of children are autistic. …