February 2021 Webinars

Maine CITE is offering the following webinars in February and March 2021:

Webinar: Assistive Technology (AT) Resources in Maine

Date: February 22, 2021
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Woman preparing a mealThe federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) suggests that the state Assistive Technology (AT) programs enhance collaborations with the state agencies on aging. The Maine CITE AT Program will present this webinar on AT services, resources, AT devices and funding.

The use of AT can impact the individual’s capacity to live independently and safety in the community. This session will be geared to Maine’s Agencies on Aging ADRC staff who work with adults with disabilities, seniors, families and caregivers.

Presenters: Kathy Adams and John Brandt

Use this link for more information and to register for the webinar: Assistive Technology (AT) Resources in Maine

Webinar: Assistive Technology Training – Basic Strategies to Maximize Success

Date: February 25, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Small CCTV used by person with low visionAssistive Technology training is a crucial step of the A.T. process. This webinar will focus on basic principles and recommendations for A.T. training to maximize client success with use of A.T. devices. The principles and recommendations explored can be applied across a variety of client devices, populations and environments.

Presenter: Christine Martin

Use this link for more information and to register for the webinar: Assistive Technology Training – Basic Strategies to Maximize Success

Webinar: Assistive Technology for Brain Injury

Date: March 25, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Brain Injury AwarenessMarch is Brain Injury Awareness month!

During this webinar we will explore available A.T. devices to improve safety and independence for those living with acquired and traumatic brain injury. The presenter will explore common challenges survivors of brain injury may face as well as low tech & high tech A.T. options for persons of varying abilities and needs across a variety of settings. A focus will also be given to Apps as A.T.

Presenter: Christine Martin

Use this link for more information and to register for the webinar: Assistive Technology for Brain Injury


The following list of February 2021 webinars on the topic of assistive technology and accessibility is generated by the Accessible Technology Consortia funded by the Center for Accessible Technology. Thank you.

COVID-19 Guidance for Businesses and Employers Considering the Needs of People with Disabilities from CIDI
February 10, 2021 at 2pm Eastern

Accessibility Insights with Apple from AbilityNet
February 16, 2021 at 8am Eastern (30 min.)

Switch Accessibility on the iPad from AbleNet
February 17, 2021| 11:00 AM ET

Next-Gen Accessibility Testing Tools from the Paciello Group
February 24, 2021 at 12pm Eastern

Parent AT Chatter: What is AT Consideration in an IEP? from SETC
February 1, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

Practical Tech Tools and Tips for K-5 Special Education Teachers from EdWeb.net
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST

Making Math Digital: GeoGebra from SETC
February 3, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

Testing Will Go On—Accommodations in the Age of eLearning from DJI
February 4, 2021 at 1pm Eastern

AAC Talk: Tips for Using AAC Devices in Video Conference Meetings from SETC
February 4, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

AT Chatter:  Accessibility within Digital Math Tools from SETC
February 9, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

AT Chatter:  Mounting & Switches for AAC from SETC
February 10, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

Multi-AAC systems In the Classroom: Reducing Multi-Device Fatigue from SETC
February 11, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

Benetech Resources: Bookshare/MathShare/ImageShare from SETC
February 17, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

Let’s Get Creative! Everyone Can Create Art! from SETC
February 22, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern

An Online PLC for Educators Who Want to Learn More about UDL –
Session 2 from SETC
February 25, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern