AT and Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Finding Balance in the Chaos – July 31, 2024

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Date: July 31, 2024Time: 3:00-4:00 pm ET Program Description Neurodiversity is a word we are hearing more often. It describes differences in the way people’s brains work. People who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, and autism are considered neurodiverse, but other diagnoses can also fall under this category. People who are neurodiverse can be […]

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Do Not Throw That Out! A Guide to Medical Equipment Reuse in Maine – June 18, 2024

Nurse helping woman to stand with use of crutches from a hospital bed.

Recorded: June 18, 2024 – Do you have a walker or a tub seat you are no longer using? Do you need a home medical device that you cannot find or afford? Durable medical equipment (DME) reuse provides medical equipment second-hand to create less waste and make needed devices available to more people. In this […]

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Creating Accessible Content – June 5, 2024

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Recorded: June 5, 2024 – Creating accessible content is important for many reasons beyond the possible legal requirements. It helps you reach more people and ensures readers do not miss critical information. When content is fully accessible, it benefits people with vision impairments, learning disabilities, color blindness, and many others. Accessibility is important for individuals, […]

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Empowering Independence: Occupational Therapy, Assistive Technology and Seating and Mobility Systems – May 20, 2024

Recorded: May 20, 2024 – Would you like to gain a basic understanding of occupational therapy, assistive technology and seating and mobility systems? If so, this is the webinar for you! This presentation will provide a brief overview of occupational therapy, assistive technology and seating and mobility systems. Presenters will share a general overview of […]

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FEMA Provides Vaccine Resources and Information for People with Disabilities

The Biden Administration has tasked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with managing set-up and operations for Community Vaccination Centers across the country. With other federal agencies, FEMA established a Civil Rights Advisory Group that developed a Civil Rights Checklist – PDF and Best Practice Information – PDF resource to provide states, territories, and tribes a list of civil rights considerations and resources to ensure equitable vaccine access. “It […]

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New Maine CITE Program Director Arrives

Jessi Wright, MBA, ATP has been named the new Director for the Maine CITE Program, the Assistive Technology (AT) program for the state of Maine. Jessi began her duties on February 1, 2021. Jessi was previously the Director of the West Virginia State Assistive Technology Program located at the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities. […]

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Free Accessible Educational Videos Available

The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) provides access to over 8,000 accessible educational videos on DVD and online streaming. Families, educators, and other professionals who have at least one qualifying student qualify for membership. Registration is easy, and it takes only a few minutes to fill out the form and verify email. Please use […]

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Maine DOE Announces Award for Management of Assistive Technology

From the Maine DOE… AUGUSTA July 17, 2018 – The Maine Department of Education is pleased to announce that Maine CITE Coordinating Center has been awarded a grant to provide management of assistive technology (AT) services under the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004 (ATA). The Maine CITE Coordinating Center has served as the ATA Grant Manager since […]

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