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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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Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia

From Southern Maine Area on Aging (SMAA)… As you may know, people with intellectual disabilities may develop further cognitive losses due to dementia as they age. Adults with Down syndrome are particularly at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Family caregivers may need to better understand the losses, changes in the person’s function and behavior, and strategies… Read more Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia

AccessAble Home has new website

The AccessAble Home Tax Credit program of the Maine State Housing Authority has a new website to promote the program. A new tax credit rule for home modification is the result of legislation passed in the last session of the Maine Legislature and allows a home owner or renter, who makes less than $55,000 per year,… Read more AccessAble Home has new website