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.
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|Category of Disability||Occupationally-Specific Programs||Other Degree-Credit Programs|
|Autism Spectrum Disorder||27||41|
|Hard of Hearing||7||14|
|Basic Chronic Medical Condition||0||0|
|Alcohol/Substance Abuse Recovery||0||0|
|Complex Chronic Medical Condition||37||77|
|Traumatic Brain Injury||10||5|
|In this section identified students were only counted once.||372||689|
|In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.||134||265|
|Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format.||1,045|
|Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff|
|Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations)||2.00||1.00||1.88|
|Administrative support staff for Access Office*||1.00||9.00||4.13|
|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||0.00|
|Accommodated testing coordination and support staff||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs)||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps)||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions)||3.00||10.00||6.00|
* 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.