Assistive Technology 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.


Assistive Technology in the Workplace

Maine CITE Program Director, Kathy Adams will be presenting a webinar on AT in the workplace for the Employment for Maine – Workforce Development System on June 14, 2018 at 10:00 am. EWDS Webinar 9 – Assistive Technology in the Workplace June 14, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Presented by Kathy Adams, Maine CITE  This webinar… Read more Assistive Technology in the Workplace

U.S. DOE Launches New Website Accessibility Technical Assistance Initiative

MAY 17, 2018 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced it is launching a new technical assistance initiative to assist schools, districts, state education agencies, libraries, colleges and universities in making their websites and online programs accessible to individuals with disabilities. Through webinars, OCR will provide information technology professionals… Read more U.S. DOE Launches New Website Accessibility Technical Assistance Initiative

May 2018 Webinars

In addition to our Maine AEM webinar, Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) for School Based Therapists on May 16, 2018 at 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET, we learned of a few other free webinars via our friends at Accessible Technology Coalition…   Digital Accessibility of Educational Materials in Higher Ed from NCAEM Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM Eastern. Introduction… Read more May 2018 Webinars