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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

With Training, Most With Autism Land Jobs

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 …

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Flu is More Dangerous for Kids with Neurologic Disorders

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 …

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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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