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  • Opening slide – JISC TechDis logo Did you know title slide
  • Essential Facts and Figures
  • There are around 11 million disabled people in the UK (Office for Disability Issues, 2008).   Office for Disability Issues (2008). Experiences and Expectations of Disabled People [online] http://www.officefordisability.gov.uk/docs/res/eedp/eedp-full-report.pdf (last accessed 4th April 2011)
  • http://www.education.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000925/sfr09-2010commentv2.pdf     SEN with and without statements – add up to 20.9% taken at Jan 2010 in English school system
  • There are over half a million learners in FE who have declared a learning difficulty, disability or health problem;   Data Service (2011) Statistical First Release, http://www.thedataservice.org.uk/NR/rdonlyres/3AEFF9BC-8E53-41A1-8BCA-385DF0DB12D3/0/SFR_March11_Published.pdf
  •   There are nearly 200,000 students in HE who have declared a disability. p.11 http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/corporate/migratedd/publications/d/dius_rr_09_06.pdf
  • 24 per cent of working age disabled people do not hold any formal qualifications, compared to ten per cent of working age non-disabled people   Labour Force Survey Quarter 2, 2008 http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=1654
  • Between six and eight per cent of all web users use an assistive technology.   Office for Disability Issues (2008). Experiences and Expectations of Disabled People [online] http://www.officefordisability.gov.uk/docs/res/eedp/eedp-full-report.pdf (last accessed 4th April, November 2011)
  • 57% of all web users aged between 18 and 64 are likely to benefit from using assistive technology.   (This is a great stat but old – 2003– and slightly spurious – but used a lot).   Microsoft (2003). The Market for Accessible Technology - The Wide Range of Abilities and Its Impact on Computer Use [online] http://www.microsoft.com/enable/research/phase1.aspx (last accessed 30 th November 2010)
  • Forrester Research? Still being quoted = Employers Disability Forum and Government papers still quoting this
  • There are estimated to be 2.5 million people in the UK with speech, language and communication needs   Communications Forum (2009) http://www.communicationsforum.org.uk [online] (last accessed April 4th 2011)
  • The total number of deaf and hard of hearing people is estimated to be 8,945,000   http://www.rnid.org.uk/information_resources/aboutdeafness/statistics/statistics.htm#deaf
  • ‘ Almost two million people in the UK are living with sight loss. That's approximately one person in thirty.’.   http://www.rnib.org.uk/aboutus/Research/statistics/Pages/statistics.aspx
  • As many as three quarters of people with learning disabilities are estimated to have either refractive error or to be blind or partially sighted. http://www.rnib.org.uk/aboutus/Research/statistics/Pages/statistics.aspx
  • There are approximately 210,000 people with moderate to profound learning difficulties in the UK.   http://www.bild.org.uk/docs/05faqs/Factsheet%20Learning%20Disabilities.pdf
  • 1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year   http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/help-information/mental-health-statistics/
  • Mobility impairments are the second most common type of disability among students enrolled at postsecondary educational institutions.   http://www.accesselearning.net/mod1/1_07.php
  • There are some 10 million children in the UK school system. On average more than one child in each class — 400,000 in the UK — is severely dyslexic.’ http://www.dyslexic.com/articlecontent.asp?CAT=Dyslexia%20Information&slug=103&title=Facts%20about%20Dyslexia
  • Working extensively with partners to support the educational sectors JISC TechDis provides advice on technologies for inclusion and accessibility.
  • Closing slide = Did you know that

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  • 1. JISC TechDis Presents Did you know... ?
  • 2. Essential facts and figures
  • 3. There are around 11 million disabled people in the UK.
  • 4. 21% of school age learners have a learning disability.
  • 5. There are over half a million learners in further education who have declared a learning difficulty, disability or health problem.
  • 6. There are nearly 200,000 students in higher education who have declared a disability.
  • 7. 24% of working age disabled people do not hold any formal qualifications, compared to 10% of working age non-disabled people.
  • 8. Between six and eight percent of all web users use an assistive technology.
  • 9. 57% of all web users aged between 18 and 64 are likely to benefit from using assistive technology.
  • 10. Amongst working age Americans, 62% have some sort of difficulty or disability.
  • 11. There are estimated to be 2.5 million people in the UK with speech, language and communication needs.
  • 12. The total number of deaf and hard of hearing people is estimated to be 8,945,000.
  • 13. Almost two million people in the UK are living with sight loss. That's approximately one in thirty.
  • 14. As many as ¾ of people with learning disabilities are estimated to have visual impairments - either refractive error or blind or partially sighted.
  • 15. There are approximately 210,000 people with moderate to profound learning difficulties in the UK.
  • 16. 1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year.
  • 17. Mobility impairments are the second most common type of disability among students enrolled at post-secondary educational institutions.
  • 18. There are some 10 million children in the UK school system. On average more than one child in each class - 400,000 in the UK - is severely dyslexic.
  • 19. Working extensively with partners to support the educational sectors JISC TechDis provides advice on technologies for inclusion and accessibility.
  • 20. Did you know that?
  • 21.