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RENSSELAER 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 312 431
Sensory 11 27
Mental Health 88 158
Physical 23 22
Intersystem 52 85
Temporary Disabilities 7 3
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
366 509
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.
124 181
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 152
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* 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.) 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) 1.00 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) 7.00 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.

† 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 297 422
Sensory 10 26
Mental Health 75 148
Physical 16 20
Intersystem 45 79
Temporary Disabilities 7 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
323 480
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.
101 169
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 134
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 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.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
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) 6.00 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.

4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 15 9
Sensory 1 1
Mental Health 13 10
Physical 7 2
Intersystem 7 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 1
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
43 29
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.
23 12
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 18
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* 0.00 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.) 0.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
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) 1.00 5.00

* 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 289 422
Sensory 10 26
Mental Health 70 148
Physical 15 20
Intersystem 45 79
Temporary Disabilities 7 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
309 480
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.
99 169
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 134
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 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.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
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) 6.00 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 SUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 289 422
Sensory 10 26
Mental Health 70 148
Physical 15 20
Intersystem 45 79
Temporary Disabilities 7 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
309 480
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.
99 169
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 134
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 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.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
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) 6.00 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.

SUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 289 422
Sensory 10 26
Mental Health 70 148
Physical 15 20
Intersystem 45 79
Temporary Disabilities 7 2
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
309 480
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.
99 169
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 134
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 4.00 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.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 1.00 1.00
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) 6.00 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 23 9
Sensory 1 1
Mental Health 18 10
Physical 8 2
Intersystem 7 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 1
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
57 29
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.
25 12
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 18
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* 0.00 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.) 0.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
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) 1.00 5.00

* 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 23 9
Sensory 1 1
Mental Health 18 10
Physical 8 2
Intersystem 7 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 1
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
57 29
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.
25 12
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 18
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* 0.00 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.) 0.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
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) 1.00 5.00

* 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 8 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 5 0
Physical 1 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
14 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) 0.00 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.) 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) 0.00 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 15 9
Sensory 1 1
Mental Health 13 10
Physical 7 2
Intersystem 7 6
Temporary Disabilities 0 1
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
43 29
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.
23 12
Print Disability
Count of students with barriers to accessing instructional materials requiring readers, note takers, and/or materials in alternate format. 18
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* 0.00 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.) 0.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 1.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
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) 1.00 5.00

* 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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