Spotlight

And Now for Something Completely Delightful

After I finished my last blog about taxes, I thought I’d explore something more fun. Something visually pleasing. Something inspiring. It didn’t take long to find, and I enjoyed it so much I wanted to share it with you. What I found are some websites featuring a wide variety of art by artists with a wide variety of disabilities.  Really gorgeous stuff!  ...

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In the Graduate Spotlight – Demetrius Henry

“If we had a Most Gregarious Person Award, he’d win it hands down.” That’s what CTP staffer Cara Sperry says about Demetrius Henry, who will graduate from CTP in August.  “He’s super enthusiastic and friendly; he always brings hot lunches and shares them with everyone.” But it’s been a long hard road that brought Demetrius to this point. One early ...

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In the Sponsor Spotlight – Authorized Computer Repair

(We continue our series honoring our intern sponsors.) There seems to be no end to the kinds of computer problems that can aggravate us–a possible virus, a blue screen, the computer won’t turn on/off, network issues, a software glitch.  Or perhaps we need a backup system or the motherboard repaired or data recovered.  Authorized Computer Repair, located in the heart ...

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In the Sponsor Spotlight – Renew Computers

  (We continue our series honoring our intern sponsors.) Renew Computers is the largest independent electronics recycling center (“anything with a chip in it”) in Marin County.  Conveniently located in San Rafael,  they receive used electronic equipment–mostly computers–from individuals, small businesses and large corporations.  The higher quality computers are then refurbished by their team of technicians and are re-sold, providing ...

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In the Sponsor Spotlight – CIL

The Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a national leader in supporting disabled people in their efforts to lead independent lives.  As an organization founded by people with disabilities, the folks at CIL are highly motivated to achieve solutions, whether it be helping individuals with their complex needs or advocating social policy changes. CIL is also one of CTP’s valued ...

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