The Autism Society of Maine (ASM) provides education and resources to support the valued lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, including downloadable information sheets and booklets on a variety of topics, brochures, an online referral database, and special programs including support groups and special events. ASM is a local chapter of the Autism Society.
The Maine Developmental Disability Council is a partnership of people with disabilities, their families,
and agencies who identify barriers to community inclusion, self-determination and independence. The
council acts to effect positive change through advocacy, training, demonstration projects and support for
other inclusive and collaborative systemic change activities.
As a community for families of children with disabilities, MPF provides information and assistance on a broad range of topics, help with referrals, one-on-one telephone support,
parent-to-parent connections, training and an online resource database. MPF will match individuals with a family support navigator who is an experienced parent from their area, and can offer support for
meetings, and help in understanding state laws, accessing services and identifying resources.
State services for children and adults with disabilities, including case management, crisis services, supported employment, guardianship, MaineCare, person centered planning, a provider directory and residential services.
A clearing house of resourceful information specifically pertaining to individuals and their caregivers as related to ASD and other mental health conditions.