Board of Education
The New York City Board of Education provides educational, vocational, and behavioral support programs for approximately 20,000 students with a broad range of abilities and disabilities. Their needs are met through specialized instructional environments (SIE) and services. District 75 provides programs for students with severe disabilities who are in need of special education. For more information call V (718) 935-2000.
The City University of New York (CUNY)
535 East 80th Street
CUNY has been a pioneer in the development of innovative programs for students with disabilities. Access to higher education for these students is a major goal of both the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
At many of the CUNY schools, the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities provides individual counseling, priority registration, support groups, readers, tutors, interpreters, flexible test administration, note takers, adaptive equipment for people with visual impairments, word-processing training, and much more.
For additional information on the services provided please contact the following schools directly:
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Baruch College, CUNY
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
Hunter College, CUNY
Queens College, CUNY
Fiorello H. La Guardia Community College, CUNY
Kingsborough Community College, CUNY
College of Staten Island, CUNY