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Computer Technologies Program prepares people with disabilities for professional employment by providing technical training, coaching and associated services. Our comprehensive program is tailored to suit an incredibly diverse student population. To do this we treat each student as an individual and work to find their unique strengths and weaknesses.

Since 1974, CTP has helped hundreds of people with disabilities gain employment and develop their careers.

Recent Posts

The Promise of Self-Driving Cars

You’ve probably heard a lot in the media lately about self-driving cars, or auto-autos, as I think of them.  The original idea was to reduce human error and provide enhanced safety, but just think what they could do for people with disabilities!  For a sneak preview of the future, watch this video of a man with a visual impairment in a …

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TV Closed Captioning is about to Improve

Although there have been TV closed captioning rules in place for some time, the quality of the captioning has been variable–to be polite about it.  On February 20, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules that clarify and refine quality standards that will be required for television closed captioning in the future. The FCC states that under the new rules captions must be: Accurate: …

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Prison-Trained Service Dog Is Pivotal For Boy With Autism

Zach Tucker, who has Asperger’s syndrome, stopped hugging his parents when he was 5.  At age 9 he was still doing kindergarten work, and he would stay up all night crying. Then they got Clyde, a service dog specially trained to work with Zack and his autism. The first night Clyde stayed with Zack, the all night crying stopped.  Within three weeks he …

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