Support groups are listed when they come to our attention and changes such as location, date or time are made likewise. If you do not find a group in your area, please call ASM for further assistance: 1-800-273-5200.
Please call or make the contact person for the support group you want to attend make sure the group is meeting as listed.
Disclaimer - References in this web site to any specific products, services or therapies do not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by The Autism Society of Maine. ASM is not responsible for the contents of any “off-site” web page referenced from this server.
AANE Group for Adults with Aspergers
Location: The Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Ave, Portland, Adult Day Room (close to entrance)
Day: 1st Saturday of the Month
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm - please call in advance.
Contact: Robert Lagos - email@example.com or (207) 846-3063
Wilma Wake - firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 985-8776
Nate Scoville - email@example.com or (207) 604-0436
Adult Social Function: For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Meets one evening monthly for conversation, games, activities, outings and refreshments.
Location: The Autism Society of Maine, 72B Main St. Winthrop, ME
Contact: Call 1-800-273-5200 for date and time firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Social Group: For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Location: Port Resources, 280 B Gannett Dr., South Portland, ME
Day: Last Thursday of every month
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact: Colin Copeland - email@example.com or 207-828-0048
Aroostook Autism Support Group
Location: Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Children's Reading Room
39 2nd. St., Presque Isle, ME
Day: First Tuesday of every month
Contact: Maeghan Sheehan Swanson (207) 554-0482 or Lisa Brewer (207) 227-0601
Group Facebook Page
Asperger Association of New England (AANE) Parent Support Group
Location: University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Day: First Thursday of every month
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Contact: Monique Meyers - firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and directions: http://www.aane.org/aane_chapters/aane_maine_chapter.html
Bangor Biomedical Support Group
Location: 676 Broadway, Bangor (at the store Serendipitous)
Day: Meets the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Contact: Ellen - (207) 667-3221, email@example.com
GEAR provides support groups statewide. Check for a local listing. http://www.gearparentnetwork.com
Midcoast Maine Autism Support Group
Location: Seton School and Institutes, 1 Free St. Camden
Day: 2nd Saturday of each month
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Contact: Rachel Smolenski (207) 701-6199 firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents Reaching Out to Parents
Parent to Parent of Maine
Connecting families to a network of support & information
For more information: http://www.mpf.org
Social Networking For Youth Diagnosed With Asperger's (ages 11-18)
Location: Hillview Resource Center, Lewiston, ME (UNLESS ON FIELD TRIP)
Day: 1st Friday of Month
See ASM News for changes, field trip information & info of Youth Group
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Contact: Cathy Dionne - email@example.com 1-800-273-5200
Topics on Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Caregiver's Support Group
Location: Bridgton Hospital, 10 Hospital Drive, Bridgton
Day: Third Tuesday of the Month
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Contact: Kendra (207) 256-7393 or Patty (207) 935-9128
Teleconference with Parent Coach
Day: Second Wednesday of each month (free)
Contact: Connie Hammer, MSW & Cerified Parent Coach
Social Networking Online
Social networking is becoming increasingly popular for those who cannot go to a support group or choose to connect online.
My Autism Team is a reputable and friendly place to connect with other parents. Make your connection with other parents by their town and age and gender of their child.