Infographic: 2017 Disability Statistics - Prevalence (NY)

Infographic featuring text on top of an outline of New York State along with icons representing various disability types.
In New York State, there are 2.3 Million people with a disability. (A person can report one or more of six disability types).
1.2 Million people have an ambulatory disability.
895 thousand people have an independent living disability.
835 thousand people have a cognitive disability.
554 thousand people have a hearing disability.
512 thousand people have a self-care disability.
406 thousand people have a visual disability.
Source: Erickson, W., Lee, C., & von Schrader, S. (2019). 2017 Disability Status Report: United States. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI).
If you have questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact the Northeast ADA Center at 1-800-949-4232