Accessibility and Assistive Technology
- A Guide for Maine Families on Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials (2020) (15-page PDF) – A guide with the latest information on Assistive Technology (AT) and Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) for Maine families with children and youth with disabilities who are eligible for services and/or programs under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Published by Maine CITE.
- AT4 Maine: Assistive Technology for All Maine People – A free service (try before you buy) offered by Maine CITE, Gallant Therapy Services, Pine Tree Society, SpurwinkALLTECH, and University of Maine Farmington.
- CAST (formerly the Center for Applied Special Technology) – A nonprofit education research and development organization that created the Universal Design for Learning framework and UDL Guidelines now used the world over to make learning more inclusive.
- Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) Center – Based at the University of Washington, the DO-IT Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education.
- Maine CITE – A program of the Maine Department of Education, designed to help make assistive technology more available to Maine children, adults and seniors who need them.
- Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide (2020) PDF – This accessibility checklist, developed by the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (ME UCEDD), in collaboration with people with disabilities, is designed to help any person, group, or organization plan a meeting or conference that is inclusive and welcoming for everyone.
- Spurwink ALLTECH – Provides assistive technology (AT) assessment, device demonstrations and short-term loans, sale of used AT, training, and consultations.