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DHHS, Office of MaineCare Services Notice of Public Hearing & Public Comment Period for proposed rule changes to Section 21 and Section 29 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

For children 7-11 year olds with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Boston Children's Hospital Read More

A review of the Sesame Street website for families of young children with autism. Read More

$5,000 tuition scholarship to promote autistic leadership - application. Read More

Everything Apple - 9-20 to 10-25. How Canning Preserves Foods 11-8 to 12-13. Read More

Video: Commissioner Mary Mayhew, from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, discusses proposed rule changes. Read More

A full size quilt created with 14 years of Walk for Autism t-shirts! Read More

$1,000 scholarship for college-bound or current college students who have been diagnosed with autism. Submission Due by Sept.30 Read More

Beware of false checks bearing Autism Society of America's name. 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

Working together, the Autism Society of America and Siblings of Autism have formed a partnership to start supporting the needs of siblings of those living with autism. Read More

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

Children and youth with developmental disabilities and their families need your leadership. You can help! Read More

A Listing of Summer Programs 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

Courtesy of the Autism Society's contact center, Autism Source, the organizations below offer grants and other assistance for individuals with autism who would like to purchase an iPad: 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

You don't have to know about policies or politics. It's about using your voice to influence policy makers and make a difference. Read More