Accessibility Resources

Accessibility Resources

Linking Employment Academics and Disability Services (LEADS)

Linking Employment Academics and Disability Services (LEADS) is the component of the Office of Accessibility Services which monitors the vocational growth of students registered with the department. Students have the opportunity to benefit from comprehensive workshops, resume/cover letter development, mock interviews, internship opportunities in their prospective fields, part/full- time job placement, and referrals for appropriate interviewing attire. To schedule an appointment with Mr. Chandrika Surajpal, the LEADS Advisor, call 212-484-1342 or email csurajpal@jjay.cuny.edu

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

CUNY offers many scholarships for students with disabilities. Click here to view a list.

Additional Resources at John Jay 

Outside Resources

For CUNY students interested in being tested for Learning Disabilities

Reasonable Accommodations: A Faculty Guide to Teaching Students with Disabilities 

ACCES-VR                                                                                                                                                                                  Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) assists individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living through training, education, rehabilitation, and career development.

For more info, call them at 1-800-222-JOBS (5627)

Learning Ally
An invaluable educational resource, enabling those with print disabilities to complete their educations, advance their careers and gain self-esteem. Learning Ally provides print information in accessible formats.

For more info, call them at (212) 557 - 5720

New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)                                                                                                            The mission of the New York State Commission for the Blind is to enhance employability, to maximize independence and to assist in the development of the capacities and strengths of people who are legally blind.

For more info, call them at 1-866-871-3000