Only 55% of job seekers with disabilities disclose their disability before they’ve been offered the job, and sometimes not even then. It’s understandable that they would try to avoid discrimination. But what about employers, such as federal contractors and sub-contractors, who actively seek to include people with disabilities in their workforce? How are they to do this if the applicants don’t disclose? Tania Lavin …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.
There are lots of different wheelchairs that purport to be “all terrain”, which seems to mean anything that is designed for more challenging situations than smooth sidewalks with curb cuts. YouTube has videos showing a wide variety of them. They range from simple, inexpensive, easy-to-maintain wheelchairs designed for rural people in developing countries to very expensive, automated gizmos for the …Read More »
That familiar blue and white symbol of a sedentary person in a wheelchair is about to change throughout the state of New York. The new symbol will be one of a very active person in a wheelchair. Along with the signs, the designation “Handicapped” will be changed to “Accessible”. Douglas Hovey, Executive Director of Independent Living, Inc. in Newburg, NY said, …Read More »