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 »
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.
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 »
Scott Rains has written an interesting and thought-provoking article called “Accessibility is Not Inclusion” on his website rollingrains.com. He makes the case that accessibility was the movement of the 20th century, while inclusion is the movement of the 21st century. Accessibility focuses on places and things, whereas inclusion focuses on people. While it is immensely important to have access, it’s not enough.Read More »