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.


US Access Board News – October 2016

The following articles from the US Access Board look worthy of a quick read… Access Board Approves Rules on ICT Refresh and Medical Diagnostic Equipment At its September meeting, the Access Board approved updated requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) and new standards for medical diagnostic equipment. Both rules have been submitted to the… Read more US Access Board News – October 2016

PEAT Webinar: Creating Accessible Tables for the Web

Implementing Accessible Workplace Tech: Creating Accessible Tables for the Web November 9, 2016, 2:00-3:00 pm ET In order to ensure that your eRecruiting materials and other website content is accessible, it’s essential that your website include properly formatted tables. Gian Wild of Accessibility Oz will provide a hands-on demonstration of coding and sequence requirements for both data… Read more PEAT Webinar: Creating Accessible Tables for the Web

Webinar: Overcoming Communication Barriers

This webinar is being offered in partnership with Disability Rights Maine (DRM): Overcoming Communication Barriers: Learn How DRM’s Telecommunications & Deaf-Blind Equipment Programs Can Help You Monday, November 7, 2016 – 2:00 to 3:15 pm In this one-hour presentation, DRM Communications Technology staff will talk about programs that provide low- or no-cost adaptive telephone and… Read more Webinar: Overcoming Communication Barriers