Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 16, when there will be a free health fair for seniors and Medicare beneficiaries. At the fair, student pharmacists from University of Pacific will: Evaluate your Medicare Part D plan, and potentially save you money. Review all of your medications to make sure they are safe together. Immunize you with the seasonal flu and pneumococcal vaccines. …Read More »
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Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
Berkeley’s Center for Independent Living (CIL) is hosting a workshop on Safety and Self-Defense for seniors and people with disabilities. Participants will be taught how to: Assess situations and respond quickly Project awareness and confidence Stop unwanted attention Use voice as a safety tool Deal effectively with verbal aggression Get help – and persist until you get it The workshop …Read More »
CTP needs your old laptops, desktops! This equipment makes a big difference in the important work that we do. We use this equipment to support our classes and transitional employment program for people with disabilities. Our easy drop off location is at the Ed Roberts Campus, above the Ashby BART station. A tax deductible donation letter will be provided. We wipe all …Read More »
With the federal government shutdown dragging on, you might be wondering how this effects people with disabilities. A good summary appears on the Disability Scoop website, so I’ll just refer you there.Read More »
Break out the popcorn. Disability cinemas are coming to the Bay Area. First off, on Saturday, October 12, Superfest International, the longest running disabilities film festival, promises a fun evening filled with laughter and entertainment. New this year is an award called “The Dissies”, given to the worst of the worst in film representation of disability. After viewing short clips of nominated films, audience …Read More »