Monday, April 27, 2020

Webinars from MaineCITE - May 2020

Webinars from MaineCITE

If you have not already done so, we welcome you to register for one - or both - of the following free webinars offered by the Maine CITE Coordinating Center and the Maine AEM Programs.

Webinar: Learn About the Talking Books Program
Date: May 5, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET
Program Description

In this free webinar, learn about the Talking Book Program available through the Maine State Library. The Talking Book Program is administered by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) and provides free library services for eligible patrons, including download of digital books, and free matter mailings.

We will also discuss the future plans for the Talking Book service, plus other resources at the Maine State Library for individuals with print disabilities.


Presenters:
Chris Boynton, Director of Outreach Services, Maine State Library

Registration:

Please use the link below for more information about this event and to register:

https://maine-aim.org/learning-room-events/learn-about-the-talking-books-program/

Webinar: Assistive Technology for Successful Employment
Date: May 12, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

Program Description
This webinar focuses on the exploration of AT devices to support individuals with disabilities to return to, or maintain, successful employment. Attention will be given to AT services, devices and apps to support successful employment, as well as funding resources.

Target Audience includes: Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) clients, family/caregivers, VR counselors, employment specialists, job coaches, OT, PT, SLP, case managers, and transition specialists.

Participants will be able to:

Identify common challenges for individuals with disabilities related to successful employment
Identify at least three devices and/or apps to support successful employment
Identify available funding sources for AT services & devices

Presenters:
Christine Martin, MS, OTR/L

Registration:

Please use the link below for more information about this event and to register:

https://mainecite.org/training/webinar-assistive-technology-for-successful-employment/

All of our webinars are recorded and archived. If you cannot attend the live session, please make sure you register so you can get the link to the archive.

Questions, please contact Maine CITE Coordinating Center at iweb@mainecite.org


Best regards,

John Brandt, Training Coordinator
Maine CITE Coordinating Center
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
mainecite.org
maine-aem.org

iweb@mainecite.org



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