Students receiving special education services in Illinois

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Data Provided By
Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Numbers in thousands.

Students receiving special education services are students ages 3 to 21 covered by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Disability categories include mental retardation, orthopedic impairment, hearing impairment, deafness, deaf-blind, speech/language, emotional disturbance, other health impairment, multiple disabilities, developmental delay, autism, and traumatic brain injury.

Data Source: Illinois State Board of Education