QUEENS 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).
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TOTAL

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 555 1,350
Sensory 47 123
Mental Health 151 490
Physical 165 537
Intersystem 34 32
Temporary Disabilities 8 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
816 2,009
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.
131 415
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 1,048
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 21.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 8.00 10.50
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 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 10.00 8.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 23.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 60.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 40.00 103.50

* 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 521 668
Sensory 47 58
Mental Health 124 176
Physical 115 168
Intersystem 16 12
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
679 864
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.
117 167
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 278
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* 4.00 5.50
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 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 23.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 43.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 16.00 79.50

* 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 34 682
Sensory 0 65
Mental Health 27 314
Physical 50 369
Intersystem 18 20
Temporary Disabilities 8 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
137 1,145
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.
14 248
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 770
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* 4.00 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.) 6.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 9.00 2.00
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 17.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 24.00 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 PUBLIC

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 516 1,122
Sensory 46 106
Mental Health 122 410
Physical 112 422
Intersystem 16 23
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
669 1,637
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.
116 321
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 957
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* 4.00 10.50
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 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 8.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 23.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 58.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 26.00 101.50

* 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 516 1,122
Sensory 46 106
Mental Health 122 410
Physical 112 422
Intersystem 16 23
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
669 1,637
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.
116 321
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 957
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* 4.00 10.50
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 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 8.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 23.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 58.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 26.00 101.50

* 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 516 668
Sensory 46 58
Mental Health 122 176
Physical 112 168
Intersystem 16 12
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
669 864
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.
116 167
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 278
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 8.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 3.00 5.50
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 2.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 23.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 43.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 15.00 79.50

* 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 0 454
Sensory 0 48
Mental Health 0 234
Physical 0 254
Intersystem 0 11
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 773
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.
0 154
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 679
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 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.) 2.00 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) 1.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 15.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 11.00 22.00

* 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 39 228
Sensory 1 17
Mental Health 29 80
Physical 53 115
Intersystem 18 9
Temporary Disabilities 8 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
147 372
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.
15 94
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 91
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* 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.) 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) 14.00 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 0 228
Sensory 0 17
Mental Health 0 80
Physical 0 115
Intersystem 0 9
Temporary Disabilities 0 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 372
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 94
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 91
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* 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.) 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 0 228
Sensory 0 17
Mental Health 0 80
Physical 0 115
Intersystem 0 9
Temporary Disabilities 0 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 372
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 94
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 91
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* 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.) 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 39 0
Sensory 1 0
Mental Health 29 0
Physical 53 0
Intersystem 18 0
Temporary Disabilities 8 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
147 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.
15 0
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 0
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* 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 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) 10.00 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 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 5 0
Sensory 1 0
Mental Health 2 0
Physical 3 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
10 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.
1 0
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 0
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) 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.

PROPRIETARY 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 34 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 27 0
Physical 50 0
Intersystem 18 0
Temporary Disabilities 8 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
137 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.
14 0
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 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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