California residents who receive Supplemental Security Income, food stamps (SNAP), MediCal or other public assistance, or who meet certain income guidelines, can receive free cell phones through the federal Lifeline* program provided by Assurance Wireless. Roughly 4.6 million California households could be eligible. Those who qualify for Assurance Wireless will get a basic cell phone, plus 250 free minutes and 250 text …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.
How do you determine if an app is accessible prior to buying it? How do you navigate the mass of available apps to find assistive and accessible apps relevant to you? Would you like to improve your app-buying experience? The World Institute on Disability* is conducting a survey to gather input from the disability community attempting to purchase, download and use these apps. …Read More »
The National Council on Disability, a government agency that advises the President and Congress on disability issues, recently sent a letter to President Obama advising him to raise the $2,000 asset limit on Social Security Income (SSI) recipients, a limit that hasn’t been changed since 1989. As things currently stand, individuals receiving SSI benefits can have no more than $2,000 …Read More »