Students

 

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STUDENTS


High school students

College students

Students interested in trade schools

Students interested in certificate programs

ACCES-VR assistance for students

Diversity opportunities

Classroom technology for disabled students

Reasonable academic accommodations

Assistive technology for the classroom and dormitory

Requesting special housing accommodations

Medical documentation do’s and don’ts

Disability disclosure (FERPA and HIPAA) do’s and don’ts

How to navigate student services

Learning specialist assistance

Cognitive retraining

Diversity initiatives for student affairs, student career services, student activities and staff development.

Classroom and student housing technology set up for disabled students.   Set up assistance and technical consultation.

Parent assistance, support and advocacy.

Assistance with local city,  state and federal resources.

NYC Access-A-Ride alternate accessible transit application assistance.

Reasonable academic accommodations – medical documentation review, liability consultation assistance, Department of Justice (DOJ) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) inquiries.

Section 504 campus committee assistance, accessibility initiatives, program manual development, office policy and procedures for alternate testing accommodations.

Assistive technology set up and user license management:  Dragon Naturally Speaking, JAWS, Zoom text, CCTV, Enlarge, Kurzweil, MacSpeech, etc…

Special housing accommodations and requests.

Disability disclosure (FERPA – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).

Procedures for law school exams for disabled students (secure laptop provisions).

Learning specialist assistance  – a paraprofessional (bachelor’s level) or masters level professional assisting a student with a disability in organizing school work load, developing study styles/learning strategies, meeting deadlines, organizing work (using a calendar and planner) and preparing for exams.   Student meet with a professional on a regular basis to monitor progress and to obtain assistance in meeting deadlines through planning.

Cognitive retraining – memory and organizational training through paper and computer exercises.  Help with executive skills and learning strategies.

Staff and faculty training and workshop presentations.

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 (access to technology) assistance.

ADA titles I-IV training for faculty and staff.

 

For more information call Patricia Enriquez, CRC Dorector NYCEDA at 212-802-1443 for more information or see NYCEDA Store.

 


Student Work-Study Allowance Program for Veterans

http://www.gibill.va.gov/pamphlets/wkstud.htm


Other Resources:

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/adult_vocational_rehabilitation_services/about.htm

Goodtemps.org (temp agency for the disabled) http://www.goodtemps.org/

Workforce 1 http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/wf1/html/register/register.shtml

Civil Service jobs (city and state) and federal http://www.usajobs.gov

 

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