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 »
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.
If you listen to National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition”, you’ve probably heard their broadcast of StoryCorps–average, everyday people interviewing a friend or loved one about their lives. It’s always heart-felt and moving, and the listener comes away enriched with a broader understanding of the life experiences and wisdom of others. In celebration of the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Americans with …Read More »
According to a report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Inactive adults with disabilities are 50 percent more likely to have at least one chronic disease than are active adults with disabilities. Working age adults with disabilities are three times more likely to have heart disease, stroke, diabetes or cancer than adults without disabilities. Nearly half of adults with disabilities get …Read More »