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 »
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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.
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 »
An important new study found that young people (18-21 years old) with autism–even those with challenging behaviors–can be highly successful on the job if they receive intensive, autism-specific training. The study showed that, of the students who got the extra job training, 87 percent found work in competitive employment situations after graduation compared to just 6 percent in the control group …Read More »