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 …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.
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.Read More »
After you’ve watched the magnificent athletic prowess displayed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (August 29 – September 9) on TV, you can test your own abilities in some of the same sports at 2012 Opening Day, an event sponsored by the Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP). You’ll have a chance to try goalball, adapted cycling, power soccer and wheelchair basketball. BORP describes it …Read More »