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 »
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.
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 »
No doubt about it–these are very difficult financial times for many Americans. I hope you are not among those who are struggling, but if you are, help is available. That help comes in both governmental and nonprofit flavors. The government program websites I’ve included here have some overlap, but they are all worth perusing for assistance with unemployment, housing, food and health services. For …Read More »