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    In 1974, CTP had an intensive computer programing class that was highly successful. Employers considered CTP's graduates equally qualified as traditional CS university graduates of the time.

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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.

Recent Posts

Mind Over Matter Is Becoming a Reality

Years ago Cathy Hutchinson suffered a stroke that left her completely paralyzed and unable to speak.  Today, even though she is still just as paralyzed, she can steer a wheel chair  and take a drink without another person’s assistance.  All she has to do is think it, and it happens. Here are two different videos showing Cathy’s mind-directed activities:  in this YouTube video …

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Artist with Down’s Donates Painting to Royal Couple

British artist Tazia Fowley recently donated her brightly colored painting of hot air balloons over Bristol, U.K., to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for their newborn son Prince George’s nursery.  William and Kate were delighted with it and sent her a personal note of thanks for her generous gift.  The 1′ x 3′ acrylic on wood painting is valued at about …

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Paralympic Sports in Berkeley

Come join in the Berkeley paralympic festivities at Opening Day 2013, conducted by the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP).  Watch or join in sports such as wheelchair basketball, goalball, adaptive cycling, and power soccer. Event Schedule: 10:00 am – Welcome 10:30 am – Goalball demonstration and open games 11:30 am – Prep wheelchair basketball demo and open games 12:00 pm …

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