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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

Josh Blue

Maybe I’m a bit late to the game, but I’ve only just discovered Josh Blue.  Wow, he’s fantastic! A stand up comedian with cerebral palsy, Josh’s heart-warming humor breaks down stereotypes  of people  with disabilities. After gaining national recognition by winning NBC’s Last Comic Standing competition, Josh appeared on Fox, CBS, ABC, NPR and MSNBC.  He was the first comedian to perform stand-up …

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An Artifact History of Disability in America

Did you know you no longer have to go to Washington, D.C., to visit the Smithsonian Institution?  The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has created an online exhibit called EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America. The exhibit presents history from the perspective of people with disabilities and features sections on disability and history, people, places, technology, and civil rights.  So grab …

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The Dangers of Sitting

Recent scientific studies have shown that sitting for long periods, even for two hours, is unhealthy.   According to the Mayo Clinic, any extended sitting–whether behind a desk at work, in front of a TV or in a wheelchair–can be linked with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and …

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