DUTCHESS COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (2017 - 18)

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. The count of students with a print disability was added as part of the 2017-18 collection. 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 427 1,247
Sensory 19 55
Mental Health 88 551
Physical 29 323
Intersystem 28 68
Temporary Disabilities 56 41
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
553 1,928
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.
84 506
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 417
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 20.00 10.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.00 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 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 4.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 14.00 5.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 369.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 31.00 370.00

* 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 248 303
Sensory 15 22
Mental Health 58 71
Physical 19 27
Intersystem 24 20
Temporary Disabilities 1 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
312 378
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.
49 70
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 216
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 1.00 2.00
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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 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 10.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 2.00 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 179 944
Sensory 4 33
Mental Health 30 480
Physical 10 296
Intersystem 4 48
Temporary Disabilities 55 41
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
241 1,550
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.
35 436
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 201
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.00 8.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 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 3.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 14.00 5.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 359.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 29.00 355.00

* 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 248 303
Sensory 15 22
Mental Health 58 71
Physical 19 27
Intersystem 24 20
Temporary Disabilities 1 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
312 378
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.
49 70
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 216
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 1.00 2.00
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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 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 10.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 2.00 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.

TOTAL SUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 248 303
Sensory 15 22
Mental Health 58 71
Physical 19 27
Intersystem 24 20
Temporary Disabilities 1 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
312 378
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.
49 70
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 216
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 1.00 2.00
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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 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 10.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 2.00 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.

SUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 248 303
Sensory 15 22
Mental Health 58 71
Physical 19 27
Intersystem 24 20
Temporary Disabilities 1 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
312 378
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.
49 70
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 216
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 1.00 2.00
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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 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 10.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 2.00 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.

TOTAL PRIVATE

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 179 944
Sensory 4 33
Mental Health 30 480
Physical 10 296
Intersystem 4 48
Temporary Disabilities 55 41
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
241 1,550
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.
35 436
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 201
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.00 8.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 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 3.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 14.00 5.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 359.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 29.00 355.00

* 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 179 944
Sensory 4 33
Mental Health 30 480
Physical 10 296
Intersystem 4 48
Temporary Disabilities 55 41
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
241 1,550
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.
35 436
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 201
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.00 8.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 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 3.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 14.00 5.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 359.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 29.00 355.00

* 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 179 944
Sensory 4 33
Mental Health 30 480
Physical 10 296
Intersystem 4 48
Temporary Disabilities 55 41
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
241 1,550
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.
35 436
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 201
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.00 8.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 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 3.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 14.00 5.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 359.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 29.00 355.00

* 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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