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.


Maine CITE – Fall Presentations

In addition to our live and archived webinars, Maine CITE staff will be at a number of events this fall where we will be presenting workshops. Here is a brief list with information about how you can register for these events: October 13, 2017 – ACTEM Fall Conference, Augusta Making PDFs into Accessible Educational Materials… Read more Maine CITE – Fall Presentations

World Usability Day – New England

World Usability Day is single day of events occurring around the world that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen, and government groups for our common objective: to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. It is about celebration and education – celebrating the strides we… Read more World Usability Day – New England

September Webinars

In addition to our own Maine CITE and Maine AEM webinars, here are are few more you may be interested in. Thanks to the Accessible Technology Coalition for the list! Free Webinars –  General & Web Access Reasonable Accommodation Update from the ADA National Network Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm Eastern How and… Read more September Webinars

Creating Accessible Documents

The following free webinar is being offered by Assistive Technology in New Hampshire… Creating Accessible Documents with Microsoft Word – A Practical Path During this webinar, participants will learn the steps for creating an accessible document and be given the tools to practice their newfound skills! Areas to be explored include the use of headings to create a meaningful document flow,… Read more Creating Accessible Documents