After you’ve watched the magnificent athletic prowess displayed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (August 29 – September 9) on TV, you can test your own abilities in some of the same sports at 2012 Opening Day, an event sponsored by the Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP). You’ll have a chance to try goalball, adapted cycling, power soccer and wheelchair basketball. BORP describes it …Read More »
Join the CTP Family!
Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
No doubt about it–these are very difficult financial times for many Americans. I hope you are not among those who are struggling, but if you are, help is available. That help comes in both governmental and nonprofit flavors. The government program websites I’ve included here have some overlap, but they are all worth perusing for assistance with unemployment, housing, food and health services. For …Read More »
Please vote for our project so we can provide stipends for our student volunteers. This help can make the difference for students with disabilities in being employable. http://technology.maker.good.is/projects/ComputerReUseRead More »
In the largest Paralympic Games ever, 4200 athletes from over 140 countries will be competing in 20 different games in the 2012 Summer Paralympic Games taking place between August 29 and September 9. The city of London is bringing the Games back to the country that gave birth to the Paralympic movement in 1948, when Dr. Ludwig Guttmann organized a wheelchair archery competition at …Read More »
The Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) program is conducting a survey to assess the assistive technology needs of people with disabilities. They want to ascertain both the current availability of such technologies as well as the potential for new innovative devices. With this information, the ILRU will be able to better advocate for legislation that promotes affordable independent living. If you’d like to participate in their …Read More »