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QUICK STATS

Did You Know?

  • 600 million people worldwide have a disability (source: www.joniandfriends.org)
  • 170-190 million people worldwide have intellectual disabilities
    (source: www.specialolympics.org)
  • Of the 54 million Americans with disabilities, an estimated 8.1 million are children and young adults (source: The Wall Street Journal/www.wsj.com)
  • There are more than 6.5 million brothers and sisters of siblings with health, developmental and mental health concerns (source: The Sibling Support Project of the ARC of the United States/www.thearc.org/siblingsupport)
  • People with disabilities now represent the single largest minority group in the world