Variable 2: Participating in School Sports or Clubs

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Another indicator of student connectedness and belonging within the school-community is participating in school sports or clubs.  This requires that we create opportunities for students to develop hobbies, interests, and even vocational pursuits.

🏈 Participating in School Sports or Clubs:

All youth with disabilities – 64% reported participating.

  • Students with intellectual disabilities – just 57%
  • Students with multiple disabilities – just 53%
  • Students with autism – just 59% report participating.

Participating in School Sports or Clubs

Percent of students participating in a club or sports.

Source (NTLS2 data, Lipscomb et al., 2017)