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Testimonies by ASM for the 129 Maine Legislature

LD 99 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, In Favor of L.D. 99 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 29: Allowances for Support Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder

LD 282 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, In Favor of LD 282 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21: Allowances for Home and Community Benefits for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services

LD 373 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Autism Society of Maine, on LD 373, An Act To Provide MaineCare Coverage for Dental Services to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder

LD 464 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, In Opposition to LD 464, An Act To Change the Period To Request a Due Process Hearing for Costs Related to a Unilateral Private School Placement from a Public School

LD 798 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, LD 798, An Act to Protect Maine Children and Students from Preventable Diseases by Repealing Certain Exemptions from the Laws Governing Immunization Requirements

LD 852 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, regarding LD 852, An Act To Enhance the Coordination of Benefits, Assessments and Expansion of Continuing Education Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities after High School

LD 984 Testimony of Cathy Dionne of the Autism Society of Maine, neither for nor against LD 984, Resolve, To Increase Funding for Children's Behavioral Health Issues in Order To Return to the State Children Who Are Currently Housed in Residential Treatment Systems outside of the State and To Suspend Certain Contracts Related to Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities

LD 1007 This bill proposes to enact measures to expand and enhance the State's behavioral health direct care workforce, including, but not limited to, community-based mental health rehabilitation technicians, direct support professionals and behavioral health professionals

LD 1062 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, in favor of LD 1062, An Act To Support Maine Families by Providing for Transportation of Parents and Guardians of MaineCare Recipients under 18 Years of Age to Their Appointments

LD 1178 Testimony of Cathy Dionne, Autism Society of Maine, in favor of LD 1178 An Act to Address the Needs of Children with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder

LD 1288 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, in favor of LD 1288, An Act to Establish a MaineCare Reimbursement Rate Review Process and the MaineCare Independent Rate Commission

LD 1370 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, in Opposition to LD 1370, An Act To Address Violent Behavior in the Classroom

LD 1376 An Act To Direct the Department of Education To Amend Its Rules To Ensure That Physical Restraint and Seclusion Policies Are Followed for Special Education Students and Make Biennial Reports on the Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion

LD 1418 Testimony of Betsy Mahoney, Esq., Community Outreach Liaison, Autism Society of ME, in Support of LD 1418, An Act To Address Maine's Shortage of Behavioral Health Services for Minors