Within the condition of “autism” there lies a wide spectrum of abilities, from low IQ, non-verbal and requiring lifelong care to high IQ, good verbal facility and ability to live independently. For the higher functioning people with autism, some of the same traits that distinguish them as being autistic also allow them excel at certain types of work that non-autistic people find difficult. One example is put forth in a New …Read More »
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Since 1974, CTP has helped hundreds of people with disabilities gain employment and develop their careers.
You’ve probably seen Stephen Hawking on TV. The world-famous physicist and author of A Brief History of Time, has a degenerative motor neuron disesase that, after several decades, has left him almost completely paralyzed, yet he still manages to speak using a computer generated voice. Ever wonder how he does it? Find out in this article by the Accessible Technology Coalition.Read More »
Through the Looking Glass is conducting a national survey of mothers with physical disabilities who have at least one child 36 months of age or younger. They state the purpose for the survey like this: There is very little research to find out how mothers with physical disabilities manage routine child care tasks. Are certain child care tasks more challenging because of a …Read More »