Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

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
New York, NY 10021
Central number: V (212) 817-7000

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
445 W. 59th Street
New York, NY 10019-1199
Office of Services for Students with Disabilities:
V (212) 237-8185
Fax (212) 237-8282

Baruch College, CUNY
17 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Office of Students with Disabilities:
V/TTY (212) 802-6835
Fax (212) 802-8038

Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
199 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
Services for Students with Disabilities:
V (212) 346-8015

Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
The Office of Student Services:
V (212) 772-4857
TTY (212) 650-3230
Fax (212) 650-3449

Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11367
V (718) 997-5899

Fiorello H. La Guardia Community College, CUNY
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Office of Students with Disabilities:
V (718) 482-5279
TTY (718) 482-6057
Fax (718) 482-6055

Kingsborough Community College, CUNY
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Office for Special Services:
V/TTY (718) 368-5175
Fax (718) 368-4782

College of Staten Island, CUNY
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
Department of Student Services:
V (718) 982-2335
TTY (718) 982-2498
Fax (718) 982-2277

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