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LD/ADD Fact Quiz

1) People with learning disabilities have...

"About Learning Disabilities" Learning Disabilities Association of California.
Available at:

http://www.ldaca.org/

2) Another term for "learning disability" is...

"Parents Education Resource Centre: Parent Journal" (1996)  LDonline
Available at:

http://www.ldonline.org/whats_new/symposium/journ_symp.html

3)  How many Canadians have a learning disability (LD)?

Learning Disabilities Association of B.C. - South Vancouver Island Chapter
Test Your Knowledge!

Answer: 1 in 10  (A Freebie if you have not already done the test)

4)  What percentage of Americans have LD?

"Information about Learning" National Center for Learning Disabilities
Available at:

http://ncld.org/info_ld.html

5)  Approximately, what percentage of Americans have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)?

Appalachia Educational Laboratory. Preventing Antisocial Behavior in Disabled
At-Risk Students . (pg. 3)  Available at:

http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/adhd/ael_behavior.html
 

6)  Approximately, what percentage of American adult prisoners have AD(H)D?

Appalachia Educational Laboratory. Preventing Antisocial Behavior in Disabled
At-Risk Students . (pg. 3)  Available at:

http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/adhd/ael_behavior.html

7)  Approximately, what percentage of American young offenders have AD(H)D?

Appalachia Educational Laboratory. Preventing Antisocial Behavior in Disabled
At-Risk Students . (pg. 3)  Available at:

http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/adhd/ael_behavior.html

8)  Approximately, what percentage of American convicted youth/adults have LD?

Appalachia Educational Laboratory. Preventing Antisocial Behavior in Disabled
At-Risk Students . (pg. 3)  Available at:

http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/adhd/ael_behavior.html

9)  What percentage of Canadian adolescent suicides have been previously diagnosed with LD?

Learning Disabilities Association of B.C. - South Vancouver Island Chapter
Test Your Knowledge!

Answer: 50% (another freebie!)

The majority of people in the United States with LD are diagnosed at what age?

"A Survey of Adults with Learning Disabilities" They Speak for Themselves.

LDA, 1996 (Shoestring Press) Available at:

http://www.ldanatl.org/articles/speak/

11)  Who of the following famous people does NOT have AD(H)D?

"Famous People With ADD" Miningco.com.  Available at:

http://add.miningco.com/

12)  Who of the following famous people does NOT have LD?

 "Great Minds Think Alike" Teens vs. Dyslexia . Available at:

http://www.ldteens.org/ldlist.html
 

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