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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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Assistive Technology Makers’ Fair

From the University of New Hampshire – AT in New Hampshire Program Make A.T. for All Conference and Expo! Saturday, September 29, 2018 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET The A.T. Makers’ Fair will inspire participants to become creative problem solvers, bringing together makers of all abilities to share ideas, develop new skills and enhance innovations for… Read more Assistive Technology Makers’ Fair

Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology in Post-Secondary Education

From the Great Lakes ADA Center… The Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology in Post-Secondary Education (QIAT-PS) project created a set of indicators to describe the characteristics of high quality AT services provided to students in Post-Secondary educational environments. The indicators are divided into five general areas: Awareness and Eligibility -The Awareness and Eligibility area describes the… Read more Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology in Post-Secondary Education

Accessible Technology Webinar Series

From the Great Lakes ADA Center… Online Video Accessibility Thursday September 20, 2018 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. with Terrill Thompson, Technology Accessibility Specialist at the University of Washington. Program Description For video to be fully accessible, its audio content must be accessible to people who are unable to hear (solution: captions), its visual… Read more Accessible Technology Webinar Series

July 2018 Webinars

The following list comes from the Accessible Technology Coalition. Make sure to sign up for their free newsletter… Strategies and Ideas for Creating a Dyslexia-Friendly Classroom from edWeb.net July 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT Why is the Student Having Difficulty With Eye Gaze? from AbleNet July 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm Eastern Too… Read more July 2018 Webinars