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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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U.S. Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

The U.S. Access Board today – January 9 2017 – released a final rule that updates accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The rule also refreshes guidelines for telecommunications equipment subject to Section 255 of the Communications Act. “This update is… Read more U.S. Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

Maine AgrAbility at the Ag Trades Show

Maine AgrAbility focusing on Universal Design on the Farm at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show January 10, 11, 12, 2017 Universal Design recommendations are especially important in the agricultural setting where both household and occupational operations occur simultaneously, and where multiple household members are affected by modifications. The goal of using Universal Design concepts for… Read more Maine AgrAbility at the Ag Trades Show

CTD Webinars for Winter

The following three webinars from the Center on Technology and Disability should be of some interest… Registration information for all three events… Funding AT for K-12 January 11, 2017 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET Presenter: Chris Gibbons, Smartbox Inc, Vice President of Education and Assessment Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students… Read more CTD Webinars for Winter