NASSAU COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (2018 - 19)

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 316 2,716
Sensory 13 161
Mental Health 85 883
Physical 12 407
Intersystem 5 267
Temporary Disabilities 78 266
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
107 4,089
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.
17 811
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 604
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 23.00 4.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 8.00 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.) 4.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 8.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 12.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 7.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 28.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 26.00 51.00

* 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 311 864
Sensory 12 34
Mental Health 85 197
Physical 9 19
Intersystem 4 10
Temporary Disabilities 78 216
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
97 1,583
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.
17 266
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 260
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 6.00 3.00
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 1.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 12.00
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) 8.00 20.00

* 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 5 1,852
Sensory 1 127
Mental Health 0 686
Physical 3 388
Intersystem 1 257
Temporary Disabilities 0 50
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
10 2,506
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.
0 545
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 344
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 17.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 7.00 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 7.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 28.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 18.00 31.00

* 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 311 977
Sensory 12 48
Mental Health 85 317
Physical 9 61
Intersystem 4 57
Temporary Disabilities 78 227
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
97 2,001
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.
17 314
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 374
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 7.00 3.00
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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 12.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 11.00 21.00

* 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 311 977
Sensory 12 48
Mental Health 85 317
Physical 9 61
Intersystem 4 57
Temporary Disabilities 78 227
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
97 2,001
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.
17 314
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 374
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 7.00 3.00
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 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 12.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 11.00 21.00

* 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 311 864
Sensory 12 34
Mental Health 85 197
Physical 9 19
Intersystem 4 10
Temporary Disabilities 78 216
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
97 1,583
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.
17 266
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 260
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 6.00 3.00
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 1.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 12.00
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) 8.00 20.00

* 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 0 113
Sensory 0 14
Mental Health 0 120
Physical 0 42
Intersystem 0 47
Temporary Disabilities 0 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 418
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 48
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 114
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.) 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 1.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 3.00 1.00

* 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 5 1,739
Sensory 1 113
Mental Health 0 566
Physical 3 346
Intersystem 1 210
Temporary Disabilities 0 39
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
10 2,088
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.
0 497
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 230
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 16.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.00 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 7.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 27.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 15.00 30.00

* 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 5 1,739
Sensory 1 113
Mental Health 0 566
Physical 3 346
Intersystem 1 210
Temporary Disabilities 0 39
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
10 2,088
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.
0 497
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 230
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 16.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.00 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 7.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 27.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 15.00 30.00

* 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 5 1,739
Sensory 1 113
Mental Health 0 566
Physical 3 346
Intersystem 1 210
Temporary Disabilities 0 39
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
10 2,088
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.
0 497
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 230
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 16.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.00 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.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 6.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 4.00 7.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 27.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 15.00 30.00

* 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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