• The world’s first code academy?

    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

Is Self-Employment Right for You?

Ever thought about starting your own business?  I suspect most of us have at least toyed with the idea at one time or another.  Self-employment can sometimes be a particularly good option for people with disabilities because it allows more flexibility in setting your own working conditions (like hours and pace) and reduces transportation needs.  But there’s a lot to …

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In the Graduate Spotlight – Demetrius Henry

“If we had a Most Gregarious Person Award, he’d win it hands down.” That’s what CTP staffer Cara Sperry says about Demetrius Henry, who will graduate from CTP in August.  “He’s super enthusiastic and friendly; he always brings hot lunches and shares them with everyone.” But it’s been a long hard road that brought Demetrius to this point. One early …

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Free Help for Special Education Teachers

School budget cuts abound, but there is still help for special education teachers if you look in the right places.  Elaine Mulligan, Project Director at the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) has compiled a list rich with strategies and supports–and they’re all free.  You can find the list at the Disability Blog on the Disability.Gov website.  

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