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 …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.
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 »
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 »