In 2002 the Help America Vote Act was passed. Designed to help people with disabilities to exercise their right to vote more easily, it also, for the first time, granted individuals with disabilities the right to vote “independently and privately”. Yet here we are, more than a decade later, finding that barriers are still widespread–legal, physical and attitudinal. A new report …Read More »
Career Training & Support That Works
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.
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 »
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 »