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    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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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

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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Accessible Movies

Another victory for people with disabilities was achieved this week  when  the Illinois attorney general’s office announced a settlement with AMC Theatres, the state’s largest movie theater chain.  AMC has agreed to make it’s movies accessible for people with hearing and visual impairments. By 2014, all of AMC’s theaters will be equipped with both captioning devices–small rectangular screens that attach to cup holders on theater seats–for people with hearing …

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Beyond Wheelchairs

Wow, you gotta see this amazing device–it’s going to change lives.  Turkish scientists have just introduced the Tec Robotic Mobilization Device that “not only allows people who can’t walk get around more independently than any device has before, but it also helps them stand up on their own, which is crucial for maintaining basic health functions in people who have …

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