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 »
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.
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 »
There are more grants and scholarships out there for people with disabilities–and relatives of the people with disabilities–than you might think, and unlike loans, you don’t have to re-pay them. We’re talking free money here! A good place to start is StudentGrants.org, where you’ll find a good overview of disability-related educational funding sources. The University of Washington has also compiled …Read More »