Maine

List of State Resources - Maine

NameDescription
Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Autism Society of MaineASM is a non-profit organization founded in 1976, whose membership is made up of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families, community members, and the professionals who work with them. They promote lifelong access and opportunity for all people on the autism spectrum to become participating members of their communities.
The University of Maine
Family Resource Center
Family Resource Center has assembled specific resources for Maine families and professionals, as well as some important national and federal agencies and organizations that can provide assistance. In addition, they offer electronic copies of Maine Parent Guides on Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Parent resources – Maine and Regional. The guide offers an extensive list of resources in which you can find the entities, organizations and websites that work for autism. Each of these resources has a short description and a direct link to your website.
Maine Behavioral HealthcareMaine Behavioral Healthcare is committed to creating an integrated system of behavioral health care throughout Maine, coordinating inpatient psychiatric care with community-based treatment services and improved access to health care through integration with care services. primary.
SpurwinkSpurwink provides behavioral health and education services for children, adults, and families through a focus on the development of the whole person, attention to strengths, and recognition of unique needs or their fullest potential.
Independence Advocates of
Maine
I AM works with families and community members by providing information and resources such as the disability information and resource center, counseling on services, rights and self-advocacy, community seminars / presentations, advocacy for technical assistance on system navigation and school transition from props for kids to adults.
Chasing the RabbitChasing the rabbit, has a resource section where it provides an informative list of entities and organizations that support the autistic community.
Tom´s of MaineTom's of Maine is an organization that offers natural personal care products. They are very transparent with their ingredients and their website has an online store where you can view and buy the products.
Kulture CityKulture City in Birmingham, Alabama is a non-profit agency dedicated to raising awareness in the community through autism resources, helping autistic people live fulfilling lives, and enabling businesses to design environments that are welcoming to all, including those with overstimulated sensory perceptions.
Lucia Reardon
Online Resources Library
Lucia Reardon is a speech and language pathologist serving children, adolescents, and adults struggling with challenges in the areas of verbal, non-verbal, and social communication and executive functioning. She specializes in designing strategies and skills in the areas of receptive language, expressive language, perspective taking, conversation, knowing and managing emotions, social interaction, and executive functioning. Her website has a resource section that describes some of the organizations that work with autistic people and their families.
Maine Chapter, American
Academy of pediatrics (map)
It is a membership organization of 220 pediatricians and subspecialists who are dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents in Maine. Their website has a special resource section for people with autism spectrum disorder.
Milestone Family Services
Resources
Milestones Family Services was founded in 2004. Their goal was to start a small business that focused on providing high-quality services to its clients and creating a supportive and empowering work environment for its employees. On its website, some links and resources are displayed to help you answer some of the common questions associated with the services offered by the entity.
Center for CommunicationThe Communication Center provides the highest quality diagnostic and therapeutic speech and language pathology and literacy services for both children and adults and their respective families. They are also dedicated to supporting people in the development and / or recovery of their communication skills. In the link you can find an informative list of more than 15 resources that the center exposes on its website
JT Fortin FoundationFounded by parents of an autistic child, the website has a resource section in which you can search according to the required location, be it New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Vermont and Rhode Island.
Northeast Hearing & SpeechNortheast Hearing & Speech, a nonprofit hearing and speaking center, has been serving southern Maine communities since 1924. They offer a full range of services to help people of all ages listen, speak and communicate.
State of Maine department of health human serviceThe website provides information about the protocols and forms that are used by case managers who provide support to adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and / or autism.
EastersealsProvides essential services and support, from early childhood programs for the first five years to autism services, medical rehabilitation, and employment programs.
Early autism servicesThey provide ABA therapy services to diverse communities around the world, their services include home and center-based ABA therapy, occupational, speech and language therapy, telehealth services, social skills groups, teens, and free apprenticeships. They have a highly qualified and certified staff.
Maine - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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