Eligible students who are deaf, deaf-blind, or blind; are residents of New York State; and are matriculated in a degree-granting program may receive a monetary grant to employ readers, note takers, or interpreters to provide access to information vital to their studies, enabling them to succeed in their academic undertaking. During the 2012-13 academic year 388 students attending 36 institutions of higher education received College Readers Aid Program funds; 213 were deaf, 174 were blind, and 1 were deaf-blind.
State Statute: Education Law Section 4210
State Regulation: 8NYCRR Part 147
Total- $0.29 m
NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: 220