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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

“Blind Visual Artist” is Not an Oxymoron

Pete Eckert is totally blind and he is a visual artist–a photographer.  In 2008 he competed head-on with sighted photographers and won Grand Prize in the Artist Wanted: Exposure 2008 international photography competition. How does he do it?  Pete explains that he “sees” using sound.  “Sound gives an image just like light gives an image. . . My artwork is …

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SVRS for laptops and smart phones

Sorenson Communications has just released two new products–ntouch PC and ntouch Mobile–allowing deaf people to stay in touch with everyone, everywhere. ntouch PC turns your laptop into a VP that works with internet and Wi-Fi connections so that you can use it anywhere–at home, at work, in airports and hotels.  ntouch Mobile is a simple to use VP mobile phone …

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Apps for People with Visual Impairments

LookTel is about to release an award-winning app (the first in a planned series) for people with visual impairments and blindness.  Designed for use on iPods and iPhones, the Money Reader app: Instantly recognizes US currency and speaks the denomination, enabling people with visual impairments or blindness to quickly and easily identify and count bills. Simply point your iPhone’s camera …

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