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 »
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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.
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »