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QUEENS COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (2015 - 16)

This report shows counts of students who self-identified as having one or more disability, by category and sub-category of their disability and by type of program they were enrolled in (Occupationally-Specific or other Degree-Credit). Also included are the number of staff whose primary responsibilities includes supporting students with disabilities. These numbers are as reported by Institutions of Higher Education in New York State. The data are broken out by Institution Type (Public and Private), by Sector (SUNY, CUNY, Independent, and Proprietary), and by level (2-year and 4-year/Grad).
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TOTAL

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 429 1,255
Sensory 64 136
Mental Health 104 458
Physical 140 579
Intersystem 10 35
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
624 1,909
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
194 700
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 21.00 15.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 12.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 5.00 4.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 8.00 5.00
Interpreters/Captionists 5.00 9.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 25.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 19.00 59.50

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 428 582
Sensory 64 52
Mental Health 104 167
Physical 140 163
Intersystem 10 11
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
623 792
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
194 291
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 10.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 3.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 1.00 3.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 4.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 9.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 12.00 20.50

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1 673
Sensory 0 84
Mental Health 0 291
Physical 0 416
Intersystem 0 24
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 1,117
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 409
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 11.00 13.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 9.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 4.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 7.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 5.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 24.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 7.00 39.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL PUBLIC

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 427 1,024
Sensory 64 116
Mental Health 104 377
Physical 140 458
Intersystem 10 29
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
623 1,607
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
194 624
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 18.00 13.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 9.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 5.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 6.00 4.00
Interpreters/Captionists 5.00 9.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 18.00 29.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL CUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 427 1,024
Sensory 64 116
Mental Health 104 377
Physical 140 458
Intersystem 10 29
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
623 1,607
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
194 624
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 18.00 13.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 9.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 5.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 6.00 4.00
Interpreters/Captionists 5.00 9.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 18.00 29.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

CUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 427 582
Sensory 64 52
Mental Health 104 167
Physical 140 163
Intersystem 10 11
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
623 792
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
194 291
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 10.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 2.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 1.00 3.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 3.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 9.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 12.00 17.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

CUNY 4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 442
Sensory 0 64
Mental Health 0 210
Physical 0 295
Intersystem 0 18
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 815
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 333
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 8.00 12.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 7.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 4.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 5.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 6.00 12.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL PRIVATE

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 2 231
Sensory 0 20
Mental Health 0 81
Physical 0 121
Intersystem 0 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 302
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 76
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 3.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 3.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 0.00 0.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 24.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 1.00 30.50

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL INDEPENDENT

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1 231
Sensory 0 20
Mental Health 0 81
Physical 0 121
Intersystem 0 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 302
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 76
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 3.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 2.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 0.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 24.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 1.00 27.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

INDEPENDENT 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1 231
Sensory 0 20
Mental Health 0 81
Physical 0 121
Intersystem 0 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 302
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 76
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 3.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 2.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 0.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 24.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 1.00 27.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL PROPRIETARY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 0 0
Physical 0 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 0
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 0
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 0.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 1.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 0.00 0.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 0.00 3.50

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

PROPRIETARY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 0 0
Physical 0 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 0
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 0
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 0.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 1.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 0.00 0.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 0.00 3.50

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

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