Unfortunately, there’s even more people in that situation than before. The good news is the Bay Area has a variety of medical clinics available for people of limited means. If you live in Berkeley, you might first look into the Berkeley Free Clinic. They provide general medical and dental services and some tests. If you don’t live in Berkeley, or …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.
It’s free and it’s online and it’s designed specifically for people with developmental disabilities. Partners in Employment offers a course on the practical skills needed to find meaningful employment. It covers things like how the hiring process might be different for people with developmental disabilities, how to evaluate a job offer to make sure it fits with your skills and …Read More »
Yep, that’s the mandate set down by President Obama. “The Executive Order requires the hiring of an additional 100,000 people with disabilities within the federal government over the next 5 years,” said Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in her testimony before a Senate committee on July 14. If you would like to apply …Read More »