Please join the Autism Society of Maine on Friday, October 6th as we come together and celebrate accomplishments of the past year. We will welcome new members to our Board of Directors and say goodbye to others who have volunteered their time with us. An award ceremony is planned to honor special people who have made a difference for individuals with autism and in their community.
This year's location will be at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester. Our guest speaker will be announced.
In the event that you are not able to attend, please call and cancel your reservation as each meal is accounted and paid for. Members are welcome to bring a guest.
Space is limited, RSVP By September 26th - Please call ASM to make your reservation: 1-800-273-5200.
It's time to start looking at nominations for awards at our annual meeting to be held on October 6, 2017. Please write in 1,000 words or less why this person should receive this award and attach it to the award nomination form.
Following are the categories of awards ASM presents:
Professionals (not in the field of autism, but contributing to it): Any professional within their own field of expertise who contributes in any manner relative to individuals and/or families affected by ASD. Example: Media person who wrote series or article on autism, State Representative or Senator supporting autism related bill etc.
Family Members or Persons with Autism:
To an individual with autism or a family of an individual with autism who has contributed to the community to enhance the lives of individuals with autism.
Example: Promotes education or autism awareness to the local community, schools, or general public.
Professionals Providing Services:
Any professional practicing within the field that has devoted his/her service potential and opportunities to supporting, treating, and effectively providing services to individuals and families with ASD. Example: Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Special Ed Teacher etc.
Autism Society of Maine Service Award:
Per the nomination/agreement of the Board of Directors, this candidate will represent an individual of character that the ASM Board deems worthy of recognition. (Nomination by ASM Only)We would need to know by September 20, 2017 (latest).