Why We Matter

The Need is Urgent in Indiana

BY THE NUMBERS

175,000 

Approximate number of children with disabilities receiving special education services in Indiana. 

26,251 

Number of students receiving special education in Marion County. 

25% 

Percent of children in Marion County who live in poverty

125%

The majority of DLSI’s clients are children with disabilities who live in households with annual income below this percentage of the federal poverty guidelines.

It is vital that these children receive an appropriate education. DLSI works with organizations, families, and schools to ensure that this is accomplished.

- Sources: Indiana Kids County Data Book, 2019; Indiana Department of Education

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