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QUEENS COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (2019 - 20)

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 664 1,360
Sensory 58 118
Mental Health 182 532
Physical 174 344
Intersystem 48 170
Temporary Disabilities 4 17
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
919 1,993
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.
170 474
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 1,377
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 25.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.00 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.) 7.00 5.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 9.00 3.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 5.00 3.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 30.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 40.00 53.00

* 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 619 675
Sensory 57 64
Mental Health 157 166
Physical 129 132
Intersystem 21 19
Temporary Disabilities 4 3
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
778 835
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.
154 166
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 392
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* 3.00 4.00
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 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 1.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 18.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 15.00 33.00

* 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 45 685
Sensory 1 54
Mental Health 25 366
Physical 45 212
Intersystem 27 151
Temporary Disabilities 0 14
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
141 1,158
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.
16 308
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 985
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* 2.00 4.00
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.) 7.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 9.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 12.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 25.00 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.

TOTAL PUBLIC

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 614 1,136
Sensory 56 104
Mental Health 146 402
Physical 123 321
Intersystem 20 53
Temporary Disabilities 4 6
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
756 1,564
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.
152 330
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 1,341
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 14.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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.) 2.00 5.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 3.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 5.00 3.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 28.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 23.00 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.

TOTAL CUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 614 1,136
Sensory 56 104
Mental Health 146 402
Physical 123 321
Intersystem 20 53
Temporary Disabilities 4 6
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
756 1,564
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.
152 330
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 1,341
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 14.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 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.) 2.00 5.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 3.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 5.00 3.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 28.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 23.00 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.

CUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 614 675
Sensory 56 64
Mental Health 146 166
Physical 123 132
Intersystem 20 19
Temporary Disabilities 4 3
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
756 835
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.
152 166
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 392
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 9.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 4.00
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 4.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 1.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 18.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 12.00 33.00

* 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.

CUNY 4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 461
Sensory 0 40
Mental Health 0 236
Physical 0 189
Intersystem 0 34
Temporary Disabilities 0 3
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 729
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.
0 164
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 949
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* 1.00 4.00
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 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 2.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 10.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 11.00 18.00

* 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 50 224
Sensory 2 14
Mental Health 36 130
Physical 51 23
Intersystem 28 117
Temporary Disabilities 0 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
163 429
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.
18 144
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 36
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* 3.00 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.) 5.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 6.00 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) 17.00 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 16 224
Sensory 1 14
Mental Health 1 130
Physical 1 23
Intersystem 0 117
Temporary Disabilities 0 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
17 429
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.
2 144
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 36
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 9.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 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 2.00 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) 5.00 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 16 224
Sensory 1 14
Mental Health 1 130
Physical 1 23
Intersystem 0 117
Temporary Disabilities 0 11
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
17 429
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.
2 144
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 36
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 9.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 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 2.00 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) 5.00 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 34 0
Sensory 1 0
Mental Health 35 0
Physical 50 0
Intersystem 28 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
146 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.
16 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* 3.00 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) 12.00 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 11 0
Physical 6 0
Intersystem 1 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
22 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.
2 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* 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 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) 3.00 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 29 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 24 0
Physical 44 0
Intersystem 27 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
124 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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