of students with dyslexia/LD fail to graduate from high school.
of youth in the juvenile justice system have dyslexia/LD.
of adolescents in drug and alcohol rehabilitation have dyslexia/LD.
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The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. (2000). Substance Abuse and Learning Disabilities: Peas in a Pod or Apples and Oranges. New York, NY: Columbia University.
*Note: Due to the lack of consistency in criteria, diagnostics, and clinical definitions, some statistics on dyslexia may be outdated or refutable.