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Autism Society News

Bangor Savings Bank invites you to VOTE for a Maine non-profit to receive their Community Matters More grant. Read More

An examination of parents' retrospective treatment decisions for their child with ASD. (due April 26, 2018) Read More

All high school students with autism attending a post-secondary program in the 2018-2019 academic year may apply. (Due May 28, 2018) Read More

Three gyms to offer adaptive climbing to people of all abilities! Adaptive ski program at Sugarloaf Mountain is a free ski program for all children with autism, ages 4-14. Read More

PBS News Hour story from December 28th regarding the approved ballot measure to expand Medicaid. Read More

Thank you for your participation! Read More

A video shared by the Dionne family of how they do project together to engage with their son Ben. Read More

For parents of elementary or middle school children with special needs that attend music class.(due by January 25, 2018) Read More

Providing 70,000 Mainers health care coverage. Read More

See resources regarding bullying and individuals with special needs. Read More

A Winthrop family has tried to maintain as much routine as possible over the summer to help smooth the transition back to school. ASM Statement included. Read More

Six scholarships donated and intended for individuals with autism. Read More

This Winter edition newsletter will keep you "in-the-loop" of events and happenings! Read More

Maine Behavioral Health and the Maine Medical Research Institute are partnering to serve as the clinical site in Northern New England, for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Read More

Autism National and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Fiscal Policy Task Force is particularly concerned about the damaging effects that would be caused by the following proposals in the H Read More

LD 323: to Provide funding to eliminate waitlist section 21 and LD 967: Increase the rates for Direct Support Staff. AHCA: Oppose Restructuring. Read More

What the changes in MaineCare (Medicaid) will mean to Maine residents. Read More

What the changes in MaineCare (Medicaid) will mean to Maine residents. Read More

It was an Amazing day for the Walk for Autism event! Thank you everyone for your support! See Photos! T-Shirts Available in ASM store! Read More

Needed for Research Group! Has your toddler or preschool age child been tested for speech or language delay, but did not qualify for speech therapy? Read More

The primary way Maine has to connect people with disabilities to jobs is the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation within the Maine Department of Labor. Read More

H.J Res.57 is a congressional resolution aimed at overturning the Department of Education's regulation implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act. Read More

A listing of Maine Summer Programs for 2018. Please call ASM to have your summer program listed: 1-800-273-5200. Read More

Many families who struggle to meet the needs of their children with behavioral health challenges are unaware of the intensive in-home and community services they may be eligible to receive. Read More

Biddeford forms Summer Camp for Autism Awareness with help from Autism Society of Maine, UNE Read More

The Autism Society provides information and includes their recommendations and input on important issues for individuals with autism. Read More

Case Managers of MaineCare Members Who Receive Section 29, Support Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Read More

An Act to Establish a Tax-Free Savings Program for Individuals with Disabilities known as the ABLE ACT. Read More

Check out more activities and events that are posted on the ASM Calendar! Read More

Webinars can be a valuable resource to learn about autism and about specific issues. You will see links added to the list and more added as they come to our notice. These webinars are free. Read More

ASM has compiled links to some very helpful tips talking to children about tragedies and the media. Read More

Offered by the Center for Therapeutic Recreation, Portland Recreation Dept. Read More

Become part of the IEP team for a child with disabilities that has no available parents/guardians. Read More

"Section 17 allows people to be housed with supportive services and become stable in the community. The proposed rule changes would destabilize people, jeopardize their housing, and potentially put p Read More

These are Benefits for Members with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Read More

A list of organizations that offer grants and other assistance for individuals with autism who would like to purchase an iPad. (revised 12/2016) Read More

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) announces the rate of autism among eight year olds in the United States has not changed, and the incidence rate remains to be 1 in 68. Read More

Autism Society of Maine is part of MAFO, a dynamic group of organizations, working together to better serve families across Maine. Read More