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    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

Autism Symptoms Improved by Work Environment

Independent work experience may improve autistic symptoms.  That’s the finding of a recent study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 153 adults aged 19 to 53 participated in the study, which followed them for 5½ years.  Representing the range of the autism spectrum, some had average or very high IQ scores, while about 70% also had intellectual disabilities. Most …

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Models with Disabilities

When you think of possible careers for people with disabilities, modelling might not be the first thing to pop into your mind, yet it is a viable option.  Nordstrom’s, the upscale department store chain, recently received a fair bit of press for featuring four models with disabilities in the catalog for its biggest sale of the year.  But it’s not the first …

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To Disclose or Not to Disclose?

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 …

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