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.


CTD Webinars – March and April

The following free webinars come from the Center on Technology and Disability: AT and the IEP Featuring Lisa Lightner Thursday, March 29th, 2018- 1:00 pm EST Are you a parent or family member of a child with an IEP? Do you work with students with disabilities and their families? This family-oriented webinar will provide valuable ideas… Read more CTD Webinars – March and April

Making Podcasts and Videos into Accessible Educational Materials

The Maine AEM Program is offering the following free webinar for educators: Making Podcasts and Videos into Accessible Educational Materials Date: April 12, 2018 Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET Program Description Teachers at all levels increasingly use audio and video content as part of their instruction practice. Unfortunately, many of these materials are… Read more Making Podcasts and Videos into Accessible Educational Materials

US DOE Looking for Stories

Republished from ACTEM’s newsletter Connected Educator by Jennifer Orr, NBCT, 3rd grade teacher Jennifer approached ACTEM in the hopes that they might be able to recommend a few great examples of work happening in schools or districts that might fit into one of the topics listed below. I am working with the Office of Educational Technology (OET) at… Read more US DOE Looking for Stories

March 2018 Webinars

From the AT Coalition… Speech2RTT (Transcribes speech to text, in real-time, on Android) from EASI March 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm Eastern Tools, Tips, and Tricks on Mobile and Web Platforms for Users with Disabilities from Great Lakes ADA Center March 8, 2018 at 2:30 pm Eastern (90 min.) Study Skills 1: Research and Note-taking… Read more March 2018 Webinars