WESTCHESTER 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 1,110 2,822
Sensory 37 102
Mental Health 215 966
Physical 53 391
Intersystem 34 155
Temporary Disabilities 3 31
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
694 2,881
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.
482 1,210
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 29.70 5.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 9.50 6.00
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.) 6.20 3.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 14.60 14.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 5.00 36.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 4.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 40.00 50.00

* 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 1,068 1,502
Sensory 34 49
Mental Health 211 290
Physical 45 48
Intersystem 33 68
Temporary Disabilities 3 10
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
653 946
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.
469 634
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 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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 1.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 3.00 6.00

* 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 42 1,320
Sensory 3 53
Mental Health 4 676
Physical 8 343
Intersystem 1 87
Temporary Disabilities 0 21
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
41 1,935
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.
13 576
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 26.70 3.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 9.50 5.00
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.) 5.20 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 13.60 13.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 5.00 35.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 4.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 37.00 44.00

* 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 1,067 1,859
Sensory 34 64
Mental Health 211 522
Physical 45 161
Intersystem 33 101
Temporary Disabilities 3 12
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
652 1,494
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.
469 802
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 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.) 1.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 1.00 1.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 5.00 6.00

* 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 1,067 1,859
Sensory 34 64
Mental Health 211 522
Physical 45 161
Intersystem 33 101
Temporary Disabilities 3 12
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
652 1,494
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.
469 802
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 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.) 1.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 1.00 1.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 5.00 6.00

* 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 1,067 1,502
Sensory 34 49
Mental Health 211 290
Physical 45 48
Intersystem 33 68
Temporary Disabilities 3 10
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
652 946
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.
469 634
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 2.00 2.00
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.) 1.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 1.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 2.00 6.00

* 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 0 357
Sensory 0 15
Mental Health 0 232
Physical 0 113
Intersystem 0 33
Temporary Disabilities 0 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 548
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.
0 168
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 2.00 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.) 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) 1.00 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) 3.00 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.

TOTAL PRIVATE

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 43 963
Sensory 3 38
Mental Health 4 444
Physical 8 230
Intersystem 1 54
Temporary Disabilities 0 19
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
42 1,387
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.
13 408
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 25.70 3.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 8.50 5.00
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.) 5.20 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 13.60 13.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 35.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 4.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 35.00 44.00

* 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 5 899
Sensory 1 36
Mental Health 1 435
Physical 3 225
Intersystem 0 53
Temporary Disabilities 0 6
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
10 1,294
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.
0 407
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.70 3.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.50 4.00
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.) 3.20 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 7.60 12.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 35.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 4.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 25.00 42.00

* 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 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.
1 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) 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.

INDEPENDENT 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 4 899
Sensory 1 36
Mental Health 1 435
Physical 3 225
Intersystem 0 53
Temporary Disabilities 0 6
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
9 1,294
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.
0 407
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 18.70 3.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.50 4.00
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.) 3.20 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 7.60 12.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 35.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 4.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 24.00 42.00

* 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 38 64
Sensory 2 2
Mental Health 3 9
Physical 5 5
Intersystem 1 1
Temporary Disabilities 0 13
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
32 93
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.
13 1
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* 3.00 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.) 2.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 6.00 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) 10.00 2.00

* 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 38 64
Sensory 2 2
Mental Health 3 9
Physical 5 5
Intersystem 1 1
Temporary Disabilities 0 13
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
32 93
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.
13 1
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* 3.00 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.) 2.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 6.00 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) 10.00 2.00

* 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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