Wow! The KNFB Reader app for the Apple iPhone could be a life changer for people who are blind or visually impaired. Just take a photo of any item–say a restaurant menu–and instantly listen to a high-quality audio read-back of the printed words captured by the camera. Alternatively, it can translate directly into braille for use with a refreshable braille display. It even recognizes …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.
It’s time, once again for the annual Ever Widening Circle & Policy Summit, presented by the World Institute on Disability (WID). This day long discussion of disability-related issues also features a very special lunchtime interlude–a performance by comedian and disability activist Nina G. Neil Jacobson will deliver the keynote address, “Take Charge for Change”. Neil is the founder and CEO …Read More »
One hundred and fifty nations have now ratified a UN treaty called the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which has been in force since 2008 and has seen one of the fastest rates of ratification of any international human rights treaties. The Convention states the obligations of participating nations to promote, protect and ensure the equal rights of all people with disabilities …Read More »