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.
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|Category of Disability||Occupationally-Specific Programs||Other Degree-Credit Programs|
|Autism Spectrum Disorder||5||115|
|Hard of Hearing||0||7|
|Basic Chronic Medical Condition||14||160|
|Alcohol/Substance Abuse Recovery||0||0|
|Complex Chronic Medical Condition||4||31|
|Traumatic Brain Injury||0||15|
|In this section identified students were only counted once.||434||1,484|
|In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.||50||362|
|Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff|
|Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations)||5.00||0.00||2.23|
|Administrative support staff for Access Office*||4.00||0.00||3.15|
|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||0.24|
|Accommodated testing coordination and support staff||2.00||0.00||1.15|
|Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs)||2.00||6.00||3.80|
|Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps)||0.00||75.00||3.11|
|Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions)||143.00||134.00||143.93|
* 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.