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About MITS

About MITS

The overall purpose of Michigan's Integrated Technology Supports (MITS) is to:

  • Provide information services
  • Support materials
  • Technical assistance
  • Training to local and intermediate school districts in Michigan

in order to increase the capacity to address the needs of students with disabilities for assistive technology.

MITS Services

Information

MITS provides information about state-of-the-art technology, daily living devices, equipment, and the identification of assistive technology solutions for children with disabilities.

Information requests are received by MITS staff via telephone, electronic mail, fax and U.S. mail.

The staff researches resources and provide current information on products, services and service providers in the field of assistive technology.

MITS also maintains a collection of catalogs, reprints, and publications to assist assistive technology personnel in the schools. Assistive technology vendor and disability related resources are listed on this Web site under Links.

Training

MITS provides in-services, workshops, seminars, and training opportunities for education and other professionals. Check this Web site for current listings of opportunities.

Lending Library

MITS provides a software and equipment lending library. Click here to view the lending library.

A member of The Alliance for Technology Access

Michigan's Integrated Technology Supports (MITS) is a Mandated Activities Project (MAP), funded under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) through the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education.