In recent decades some invisible disabilities such as autism, traumatic brain injury and diabetes has skyrocketed. At the same time new invisible disabilities have appeared, such as fibromyalgia, metabolic syndrome and multiple chemical sensitivities. There are hundreds of diagnoses that can come under the heading of invisible disabilities. The Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) is dedicated to making a difference in these people’s lives, regardless …Read More »
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.
Call me naive, but I would have thought that this long after the ADA was enacted, accessibility in voting places would be fairly well handled. Silly me! During the last election in 2008, only 27% of polling places were barrier-free. That means nearly three quarters of the voting places were inaccessible! The number of Americans with disabilities is increasing. At the same time, many states are instituting voter …Read More »
Everybody makes mistakes, and job interviews are no different. But if you make a mistake in a job interview, it’s not the end of the world–though it might feel that way temporarily. Shelly Goldman, guest blogger on Disability Blog, not only puts interview mistakes into perspective, but she also tells you how to turn it into an advantage. See her whole blog here.Read More »