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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

Make Your Job References Effective

When you are looking for a job, the people you choose for your references could be a crucial element in your actually being offered the job.  GettingHired.com has some excellent advice on how to choose your references and how to make the most of their services.  You can read the whole article here.

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September is National Preparedness Month

Here in the Bay Area we are vulnerable to an array of possible disasters.  When I think of emergency preparedness, I usually think of “the big one”.  But the recent fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond is a reminder that there are more things than earthquakes we need to prepare for.  Remember the 1991 Oakland hills fire? Even if you already have …

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Self-Medicate with Laughter

Having a disability is no laughing matter, yet laughter can definitely help us along the way.  Laughter is not just an amusing diversion.  Scientific studies have shown laughter has measurable beneficial effects–physically, psychologically and socially. Check out this blog that not only describes those benefits more fully, but also gives us specific instructions on how to increase the laughter to our lives.

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