UCP Central PA to Unveil Next Accessible Computer for Persons with Disabilities in LancasterBy PR Newswire,
Publication Date: July 2002
Article discusses the funding of an accessible computer workstation for people with disabilities in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania was recently awarded a 345,055-dollar grant for its “Accessible Internet Workstation and Infrastructure Technology Project” by the United States Department of Commerce. Funding for the project was also contributed by the AMP Foundation, the Bellows Foundation, and a private trust. On-site maintenance support will be sponsored by LAM Systems, Incorporated; infrastructure planning and network development will be funded by CTG; PPO & S will partner with UCP Central PA to assist with the marketing of the project. The Internet workstations will be linked to a Virtual Private Network (VPN), which will connect ten UCP Central PA program sites and multiple services throughout the region. The Internet workstations will provide a local opportunity for people with disabilities to access the Internet to find information, perform research, and search for jobs.
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