Training Programs

The Center on Disabilities (COD) sponsors national and international assistive technology training programs to expand the knowledge base of professionals and introduce newcomers to the disability field.

These programs aid participants in understanding the full impact of all forms of assistive technology and their potential areas of application. With more than 3,000 graduates to date, the Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP) is the largest assistive technology certificate program and offers 100 hours of a wide range of practical assistive technology applications and information.

The Center on Disabilities hosts webinar trainings to expand the knowledge base of professionals and newcomers to assistive technology. These webinar trainings cover a range of topics in the disability and technology field. See the upcoming webinars later on this page for more information.

California State University, Northridge – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology. For more information, visit the Tseng College Assistive Technology Programs page.

The Center on Disabilities (COD) at CSUN offers customized training workshops developed to address specific training needs.COD contracted with businesses, schools and governmental agencies to deliver customized workshops or certificate programs. COD can tailor curriculum for any specific audience or focus.

If you have staff in your organization, partner groups or associations you collaborate with, we can present at your location and offer the ATACP curriculum or design a specific training, only for your group. COD can customize or focus the training within the ATACP curriculum.

These trainings can be delivered to you at a special group rate with a minimum of 30 participants.

The following organizations are a list of current and past contractors with COD.

  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Clark County School District
  • National Security Agency
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Santa Clara County of Education
  • Kansas Resource Center Independent Living, Inc.
  • Puerto Rico Department of Rehabilitation

Visit CSUN.AT/SUBSCRIBE to join our mailing list and indicate which of the following you would like the latest news and updates regarding:

  • CSUN Assistive Technology Conference
  • Trainings & Certificate Program
  • Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities
  • General Call for Presentations
  • Journal Call for Papers
  • Call for Pre-Conference Workshop Proposals

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the training programs, please contact the Center on Disabilities at (818) 677-2578 or via email You may also contact us through the online contact form.

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