SUFFOLK 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).
Glossary of Terms

TOTAL

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 739 2,499
Sensory 25 106
Mental Health 197 851
Physical 98 845
Intersystem 16 404
Temporary Disabilities 0 171
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
869 3,637
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.
170 1,106
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 20.20 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 9.20 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.) 8.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 10.00 11.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 22.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 30.40 41.00

* 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.

2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 634 1,516
Sensory 20 52
Mental Health 173 397
Physical 93 277
Intersystem 10 36
Temporary Disabilities 0 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
744 1,796
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.
150 387
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 12.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 11.00
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 3.00 6.00
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 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 14.00 15.00

* 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.

4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 105 983
Sensory 5 54
Mental Health 24 454
Physical 5 568
Intersystem 6 368
Temporary Disabilities 0 169
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
125 1,841
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.
20 719
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 8.20 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 7.20 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.) 3.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 7.00 5.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 20.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 16.40 26.00

* 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 738 2,176
Sensory 25 84
Mental Health 197 774
Physical 98 777
Intersystem 16 352
Temporary Disabilities 0 155
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
868 3,231
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.
170 978
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 11.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 11.00
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 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 7.00
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 20.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 16.00 34.00

* 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 SUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 738 2,176
Sensory 25 84
Mental Health 197 774
Physical 98 777
Intersystem 16 352
Temporary Disabilities 0 155
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
868 3,231
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.
170 978
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 11.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 11.00
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 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 7.00
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 20.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 16.00 34.00

* 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.

SUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 633 1,412
Sensory 20 45
Mental Health 173 373
Physical 93 252
Intersystem 10 29
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
743 1,684
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.
150 345
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 6.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 11.00
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.) 2.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 4.00
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) 7.00 11.00

* 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.

SUNY 4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 105 764
Sensory 5 39
Mental Health 24 401
Physical 5 525
Intersystem 6 323
Temporary Disabilities 0 155
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
125 1,547
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.
20 633
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 0.00
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.) 2.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 3.00
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 20.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 9.00 23.00

* 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 1 323
Sensory 0 22
Mental Health 0 77
Physical 0 68
Intersystem 0 52
Temporary Disabilities 0 16
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 406
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.
0 128
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 9.20 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 7.20 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 4.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 14.40 7.00

* 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 INDEPENDENT

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 203
Sensory 0 15
Mental Health 0 52
Physical 0 37
Intersystem 0 44
Temporary Disabilities 0 14
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 270
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 86
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 2.20 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.20 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.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 6.40 3.00

* 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 0 203
Sensory 0 15
Mental Health 0 52
Physical 0 37
Intersystem 0 44
Temporary Disabilities 0 14
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 270
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 86
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 2.20 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.20 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.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 6.40 3.00

* 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 1 120
Sensory 0 7
Mental Health 0 25
Physical 0 31
Intersystem 0 8
Temporary Disabilities 0 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 136
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 42
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 7.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 0.00
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.) 3.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 2.00
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 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 8.00 4.00

* 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.

PROPRIETARY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1 104
Sensory 0 7
Mental Health 0 24
Physical 0 25
Intersystem 0 7
Temporary Disabilities 0 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1 112
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 42
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 6.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 0.00
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.) 3.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 2.00
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 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 7.00 4.00

* 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.

PROPRIETARY 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 16
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 0 1
Physical 0 6
Intersystem 0 1
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 24
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) 1.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 0.00
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 0.00 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 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 1.00 0.00

* 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.

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