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Assistive technologies in use

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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2-1-1 Maine Adds Text Messaging

Referrals Now Available by Text Message 2-1-1 Maine is a free resource providing an easy, confidential way to connect people to information about thousands of health and human services around Maine. Every day Information Specialists help people find assistance for complex issues such as financial problems, substance use disorders, and support needs for older adults,… Read more 2-1-1 Maine Adds Text Messaging

Amazing new app for folks with low vision

While the number of apps for folks with low vision that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the ubiquitous  “cloud” continues to climb, Microsoft’s latest entry, Seeing AI may be a game changer. According to Business Insider magazine, Microsoft first showed off the prototype over a year ago, but released the official version this week. Microsoft describes… Read more Amazing new app for folks with low vision