• The world’s first code academy?

    In 1974, CTP had a focused and intensive computer program training program that was highly successful. Employers considered CTP's graduates equally qualified as traditional CS university graduates.

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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

Accessibility and Inclusion are Not the Same Thing

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.

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Walgreens Leads the Way

Since 2007, Walgreens has been actively recruiting people with disabilities to work in its 21 distribution centers and since then has developed the largest private sector disability inclusion effort in the country.  [Walgreens press release dated June 18, 2012] At the Windsor, CT, distribution center, people with disabilities make up about half of the workforce.  Another distribution center in Anderson, SC, has nearly …

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In Good Company

What do David Beckham, Charles Darwin and Penelope Cruz have in common? Obsessive compulsive disorder. Did you know Neil Young, Agatha Christie and Richard Burton had epilepsy? Did you know Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi began skating as physical therapy for her club feet?  Or that Tiger Woods used to stutter?   Or that quarterback Peyton Manning had a cleft? Disabled-World.com has a …

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