• 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

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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The Lions Center for the Blind has Moved

Having experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years, the Lions Center for the Blind was in need of a new venue.  Their newly inhabited facility in downtown Oakland will  allow them to expand their services to meet that demand.  Situated on the northwest corner of 21st and Broadway, just 2 blocks from the 19th Street BART station, the new …

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In the Sponsor Spotlight – Authorized Computer Repair

(We continue our series honoring our intern sponsors.) There seems to be no end to the kinds of computer problems that can aggravate us–a possible virus, a blue screen, the computer won’t turn on/off, network issues, a software glitch.  Or perhaps we need a backup system or the motherboard repaired or data recovered.  Authorized Computer Repair, located in the heart …

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