Learning Disabilities in Adulthood | Psychology Professionals | Scoop.it

According to the American College Health Association, 4% to 11% of students on four-year college and university campuses are diagnosed with a learning disability, and rates may be as high as 23% at two-year institutions and community colleges. Learning disabilities are most common in Adult Education programs, affecting 10% to 50% of participants. Despite their increased participation in higher education and adult education programs, a majority of these students report that their learning disability has had a negative impact on their academic progress in the form of lower or incomplete grades or significant disruption of work.