• The world’s first code academy?

    In 1974, CTP had an intensive computer programing class that was highly successful. Employers considered CTP's graduates equally qualified as traditional CS university graduates of the time.

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    Future computer technicians practice their trade.

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

Improve Transportation for People with Disabilities

Want to do your bit to improve transit for people with disabilities?  The Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) would love to have you participate in their study.  It doesn’t take long, and you can do it online from the convenience of your home. Here’s an excerpt from their webpage describing the project: (DREDF) is conducting research on what factors …

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Grand Opening of The Shop @ CIL

Come and celebrate the Grand Opening of THE SHOP at the Center for Independent Living on May 4 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm with demonstrations of assistive technology, information about The Shop, refreshments, and door prizes. The Shop provides wheelchair repairs and distributes donated assistive technologies and durable medical equipment.  They also provide information about assistive technology and referrals. The Shop is located at 2539 …

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A Tongue Drive?

The idea of a dental switchboard that was tongue-controlled was first introduced by Alfred Bester in his 1956 award-winning science fiction novel, The Stars My Destination. Now that science fiction has become a reality. It’s called the Tongue Drive System. Simply by moving their tongues, people with high-level spinal cord injuries can operate a computer or maneuver a standard electrically-powered …

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