You’ve probably heard that the word “handicaped” is derived from the phrase “cap in hand”, which in modern times is equated with begging. It’s a common story. But it turns out that story is false. When I first read this I was wary–after all, you can’t trust everything you read on the internet!–so I verified it with both the Oxford English Dictionary and the Online Etymology …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.
On May 15th, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it is making $85 million available to state housing agencies to provide housing assistance for extremely low-income persons with disabilities. As part of recent reforms made to the 811 Program, the funding is specifically intended to target “extremely” low-income persons with disabilities, which they define as “those who are at or below 30 …Read More »
Evidence shows that broadband usage can create significant economic benefits for those who adopt it, and conversely, it can create significant economic disadvantages for those who don’t. Internet access could make the difference between those who succeed and those who do not. That makes the findings of a 2011 study by the U.S. Department of Commerce so alarming: “Americans with disabilities …Read More »