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Maine CITE

The Maine Department of Education’s Maine CITE Program
helps make Assistive Technologies (AT) available to the Maine children,
adults and seniors who need them.

What is Assistive Technology (AT)

Assistive Technology (AT) is any device, piece of equipment or product that makes it easier for someone with a disability to live more independently and safely, work at a job, learn in school, get about their community or pursue play and leisure.

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Webinar: Introduction to the three A’s

From the U.S. Access Board… Introduction to the three A’s: Accessibility, Assistive Technology and Accommodation 9/27/2016, 1:00 PM ET This webinar is oriented to persons who are new to accessibility, accommodations or assistive technology. It will be familiar material for Section 508 practitioners. Three inter-related topics will be explored: Accessibility, assistive technology and (reasonable) accommodations. Each… Read more Webinar: Introduction to the three A’s

14 Million Digital Books Available To Print Disabled Users

More than 14 million digital books will soon be made available to blind and print-disabled users, thanks to a new collaboration involving the National Federation of the Blind and the HathiTrust Digital Library, a digital repository hosted at the University of Michigan. When launched, the program will dramatically increase the availability of books for users who are blind… Read more 14 Million Digital Books Available To Print Disabled Users

Webinar: Is it Accessible? What Does that Mean?

From the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials… Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM ET Presenters: Joy Zabala & Diana Carl Audience: Educators, service providers, family members, students Description Students, families, educators at all levels and other service providers who are new to accessible educational materials (AEM) and accessible technologies have many questions about what “accessibility” means.… Read more Webinar: Is it Accessible? What Does that Mean?