AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
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Data Centre: Year on Year Changes

The purpose of this data is to give an insight into how the numbers of students with disabilities in higher education has risen over the last 20 years, how the breakdown of disabilities has changed over the years and to show the trends in terms of the growth/decline of different sections of students with disabilities as a percentage of the whole. Feel free to use the filters provided to interrogate the data as you wish. Hovering over a point on a trendline brings up a tool tip with more information. Use the Disability Colour legend to isolate a trendline and show figures and percentages for a specific disability.

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Students with Disablities is shortened to 'SWD' in parts. Not all colleges responded to all sections of this survey. To see which institutions gave information where, get the full report in PDF format above.

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