of students with dyslexia/LD drop out of high school or do not receive a regular diploma
of youth in the juvenile justice system have dyslexia/LD.
of adolescents in drug and alcohol rehabilitation have dyslexia/LD.
National Center for Learning Disabilities. (2013). Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities. New York, NY: Cortiella, C.
Kirk, J. & Reid, G. (2001). An Examination of the Relationship between Dyslexia and Offending in Young People and the Implications for the Training System. Dyslexia, 7:77–84.
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Due to the lack of consistency in criteria, diagnostics, and clinical definitions, some statistics on dyslexia may be outdated or refutable.