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 »
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.
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 »
During the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, a disproportionate number of kids with neurologic disorders died, according to a new study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Intellectual disability and epilepsy were two of the most common conditions affecting children who died that year. Children with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and other disorders are also at risk. However, just half of …Read More »