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QUEENS COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (2016 - 17)

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 460 1,052
Sensory 51 108
Mental Health 138 397
Physical 165 418
Intersystem 17 31
Temporary Disabilities 6 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
732 1,573
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.
229 651
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.00 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.) 7.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 7.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 27.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 57.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 36.00 93.00

* 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 433 586
Sensory 49 55
Mental Health 117 156
Physical 127 157
Intersystem 17 13
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
618 767
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.
213 321
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 9.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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.) 1.00 3.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 5.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 27.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 33.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 13.00 67.00

* 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 27 466
Sensory 2 53
Mental Health 21 241
Physical 38 261
Intersystem 0 18
Temporary Disabilities 6 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
114 806
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.
16 330
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 10.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 3.00 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.) 6.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 7.00 1.00
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 24.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 23.00 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 433 892
Sensory 49 97
Mental Health 117 333
Physical 127 345
Intersystem 17 22
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
618 1,324
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.
213 588
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 15.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 3.00 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.) 3.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 27.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 55.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 23.00 91.00

* 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 433 892
Sensory 49 97
Mental Health 117 333
Physical 127 345
Intersystem 17 22
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
618 1,324
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.
213 588
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 15.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 3.00 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.) 3.00 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 27.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 55.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 23.00 91.00

* 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 433 586
Sensory 49 55
Mental Health 117 156
Physical 127 157
Intersystem 17 13
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
618 767
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.
213 321
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 9.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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.) 1.00 3.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 5.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 27.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 33.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 13.00 67.00

* 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 0 306
Sensory 0 42
Mental Health 0 177
Physical 0 188
Intersystem 0 9
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 557
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.
0 267
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.) 2.00 1.00
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) 1.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 22.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 10.00 24.00

* 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 27 160
Sensory 2 11
Mental Health 21 64
Physical 38 73
Intersystem 0 9
Temporary Disabilities 6 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
114 249
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.
16 63
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 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 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 13.00 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.

TOTAL INDEPENDENT

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 160
Sensory 0 11
Mental Health 0 64
Physical 0 73
Intersystem 0 9
Temporary Disabilities 0 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 249
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 63
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 3.00 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 1.00 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 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 4.00 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.

INDEPENDENT 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 160
Sensory 0 11
Mental Health 0 64
Physical 0 73
Intersystem 0 9
Temporary Disabilities 0 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 249
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 63
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 3.00 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 1.00 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 2.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 4.00 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.

TOTAL PROPRIETARY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 27 0
Sensory 2 0
Mental Health 21 0
Physical 38 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 6 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
114 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.
16 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* 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 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) 9.00 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.

PROPRIETARY 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 27 0
Sensory 2 0
Mental Health 21 0
Physical 38 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 6 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
114 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.
16 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* 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 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) 9.00 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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