WESTCHESTER 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 726 2,652
Sensory 26 106
Mental Health 173 1,000
Physical 44 437
Intersystem 43 181
Temporary Disabilities 9 25
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1,005 3,764
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.
120 753
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 218
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 43.50 7.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 20.60 9.00
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.) 8.20 2.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 9.70 12.50
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 34.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 21.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 69.00 82.00

* 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 622 894
Sensory 20 25
Mental Health 126 157
Physical 24 27
Intersystem 30 50
Temporary Disabilities 3 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
915 1,304
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.
99 139
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 52
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 13.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 11.00 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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 3.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 24.00 8.00

* 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 104 1,758
Sensory 6 81
Mental Health 47 843
Physical 20 410
Intersystem 13 131
Temporary Disabilities 6 21
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
90 2,460
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.
21 614
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 166
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 30.50 5.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 9.60 8.00
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 1.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 8.70 10.50
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 31.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 21.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 45.00 74.00

* 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 611 1,354
Sensory 20 37
Mental Health 125 512
Physical 24 149
Intersystem 30 91
Temporary Disabilities 3 14
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
912 2,014
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.
99 369
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 52
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 1.00 3.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 8.00 8.00

* 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 611 1,354
Sensory 20 37
Mental Health 125 512
Physical 24 149
Intersystem 30 91
Temporary Disabilities 3 14
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
912 2,014
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.
99 369
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 52
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 2.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 1.00 3.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 8.00 8.00

* 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 611 894
Sensory 20 25
Mental Health 125 157
Physical 24 27
Intersystem 30 50
Temporary Disabilities 3 4
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
912 1,304
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.
99 139
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 52
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* 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 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 3.00
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 8.00

* 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 0 460
Sensory 0 12
Mental Health 0 355
Physical 0 122
Intersystem 0 41
Temporary Disabilities 0 10
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 710
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.
0 230
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* 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.) 1.00 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) 5.00 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 115 1,298
Sensory 6 69
Mental Health 48 488
Physical 20 288
Intersystem 13 90
Temporary Disabilities 6 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
93 1,750
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.
21 384
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 166
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 38.50 5.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 18.60 8.00
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 1.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 8.70 10.50
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 31.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 21.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 61.00 74.00

* 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 84 1,240
Sensory 5 67
Mental Health 45 479
Physical 16 273
Intersystem 12 89
Temporary Disabilities 6 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
62 1,665
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.
16 382
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 159
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 33.50 5.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 15.60 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.) 5.20 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.70 5.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 31.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 21.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 49.00 65.00

* 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 11 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 1 0
Physical 0 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
3 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
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) 11.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 10.00 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.) 1.00 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) 21.00 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 73 1,240
Sensory 5 67
Mental Health 44 479
Physical 16 273
Intersystem 12 89
Temporary Disabilities 6 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
59 1,665
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.
16 382
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 159
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 22.50 5.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.60 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.) 4.20 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.70 5.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 31.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 21.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 28.00 65.00

* 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 31 58
Sensory 1 2
Mental Health 3 9
Physical 4 15
Intersystem 1 1
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
31 85
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.
5 2
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 7
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 3.00 2.00
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 1.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 5.50
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) 12.00 9.00

* 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 31 58
Sensory 1 2
Mental Health 3 9
Physical 4 15
Intersystem 1 1
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
31 85
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.
5 2
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 7
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 3.00 2.00
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 1.50
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 5.50
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) 12.00 9.00

* 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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