Services for the Differently-Abled


Prospective students who are differently abled should plan a visit to the campus to arrange for any special services they may require. To plan a visit and to discuss services available please contact our office for Services for the Differently Abled. Federal law prohibits discrimination because of disabilities. Information is requested voluntarily, kept confidential, and is used solely for the purpose of furnishing counseling services and assistance. Dr. Sylvia Kinard, Esq. is the College’s Affirmative Action Officer & ADA/504 compliance officer under the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.

The Office of Services for the Differently-Abled provides a full range of services to differently-abled students to enable them to meet their long-range educational goals. Among these services are counseling, priority registration, alternative testing, tutoring, adaptive equipment, note-takers and readers. Workshops and seminars are also offered by the Office to educate the College community about disabilities and the needs of differently-abled students. For further information please ccontact Mr. Anthony Phifer at 718-270-5027.

Mr. Johnathon P. Hardaway III, Esq., MBA is The College’s Affirmative Action Officer & ADA/504 compliance officer under the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discriminations on the basis of disability. As the ADA/504 Compliance Officer, Mr. Hardaway collaborates with Mr. Phifer in order to ensure that the College remains in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Location and Hours of Operation The Office of Services for the Differently-Abled is located in the B Building at 1650 Bedford Avenue; Room B-1024; (718) 270-5027. The office operates Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.