Assistance (service) dogs have greatly expanded their “jobs” beyond assisting those with seeing and hearing impairments to include medical response (such as alerting someone to low blood sugar), mobility and task assistance for a person using a wheelchair, psychiatric support for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), to name a few. Many of these functions may be for an individual …Read More »
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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.
Independent work experience may improve autistic symptoms. That’s the finding of a recent study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 153 adults aged 19 to 53 participated in the study, which followed them for 5½ years. Representing the range of the autism spectrum, some had average or very high IQ scores, while about 70% also had intellectual disabilities. Most …Read More »
When you think of possible careers for people with disabilities, modelling might not be the first thing to pop into your mind, yet it is a viable option. Nordstrom’s, the upscale department store chain, recently received a fair bit of press for featuring four models with disabilities in the catalog for its biggest sale of the year. But it’s not the first …Read More »