Parent Advocacy, Resources, and Supportive Services

ONLINE RESOURCES
Attention Deficit Disorder: chadd.org/legislative/doc_par.htm
ADD and ADHD Resourcdes: familyeducation.com/article/0.1120.1-7954,00.html
Autism: web.syr.edu/-jmwpbus/autism/
How to Learn: howtolearn.com
Learning Disabilities Association of America: LDAAmerica.org
Learning Disabilities: ala.org/roads/
Maine Department of Education Special Services: state.me.us/education/specserv.htm
National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities: nichcy.org/
Perspectives on Technology in Special Education: cec.sped.org/bk/aprtec.htm
Special Needs Education: schoolnet2.carleton.ca/sne/sne
Technology for Kids with LD: familyeducation.com/article/0.1120
The Challenge of Difficult Children: smu.edu/_egibson/
The Council for Exceptional Children: cec.sped.org/
The International Dyslexia Association: interdys.org/
The Mysteries of Autism: geocities.com/athens/forum/4646

RESOURCES-General
Adult and Child Abuse/Neglect (1-800) 452-1999
AIDS Line (207) 775-1267/1-800-851-2437
Alliance for the Mentally Ill (AMI) (207) 622-5761/1-800-464-5767
Alpha One/Adaptive Equipment Loan Program (207) 767-2189/1-800-640-7200
American Cancer Society (1-800) 482-0133
American Council of the Blind of Maine (207) 225-3221
American Diabetes Association (1-800) 870-8000
American Heart Association (1-800) 354-4003
American Lung Association (1-800) 499-5864
American Red Cross/Pine Tree Chapter (1-800) 432-7376
Augusta Mental Health Institute (207) 287-7200
Autism Society of Maine (207) 582-7727/1-800-273-5200
Behavioral and Developmental Services (BDS) (207) 822-0126
Brain Injury Association of Maine (207) 582-4696/1-800-275-1233
Center for Community Inclusion (207) 581-1084
Center on Deafness (207) 761-2533
Child Development Services (207)
Child Protective Services (1-800) 452-1926
Children’s Services (formerly BCSN) (207) 287-4250
Committee on Transition (207) 621-9878/1-800-328-9549
Community Health & Counseling (207) 622-7055
Coordinated Care Services (207) 287-5139/1-800-698-3624
Crisis and Counseling, Inc. (1-800) 400-2506
Crisis Hotline (1-800) 660-8500
Epilepsy Resource Center (1-800) 660-7832
Immunization Program (1-800) 821-5821
Jackson Brook Institute-So. Portland (207) 761-2200/1-800-524-2200
Learning Disabilities Association of Maine (207) 582-2866
Maine Center for the Blind (207) 774-6273
Maine Children’s Cancer Program (207) 775-5481
Maine Civil Liberties Union (207) 774-5444
Maine Foster Parent Association (1-800) 734-3909
Maine Head Injury Foundation (207) 626-0022
Maine Parent Federation/SPIN (1-800) 870-7746
Maine Special Olympics (207) 879-0489/1-800-639-2401
Maine Speech-Language-Hearing Association (207) 839-4007
Mainely Families (207) 874-1140
Midcoast Hospital-Brunswick (207) 729-0181
Multiple Sclerosis Society (1-800) 639-1330
Muscular Dystrophy Association (207) 878-3749/1-800-339-3747
National Information Center for Children & Youth With Disabilities (1-800) 695-0285
National Kidney Foundation of Maine (1-800) 639-7220
Pine Tree Epilepsy Foundation (1-800) 442-6304
Pine Tree Legal (207) 622-4731
Pine Tree Interpreting Services (207) 774-9438
Southern Maine Advisory Council on Transition (1-800) 639-7843
United Cerebral Palsy of Northeastern Maine (207) 941-2885
United Maine Families (207) 622-3309/1-800-215-6300
Very Special Arts Maine (207) 761-3861

STATE AND FEDERAL RESOURCES
504 Accessibility Coordinator (207) 624-5306
Bureau of Child and Family Services (207) 287-5060
Bureau of Medical Services (207) 287-2674/1-800-423-4331
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (207) 624-5950
Department of Mental Health (207) 287-4230
Department of Mental Retardation (207) 287-5950
Developmental Disabilities Council (207) 287-4213/1-800-244-3900
Developmental Evaluation Clinics (207) 287-5139/1-800-437-9300
Disability Determination Services (207) 287-7900
Disability Rights Center/Maine Advocacy Services (207) 626-2774/1-800-452-1948
Division of Blind & Visually Impaired (207) 624-5323
Division of Deafness (1-800) 332-1003
Division of Special Services (207) 624-6650
Human Rights Commission (207) 624-6050
Maine Administrators of Services for Children (207) 626-3380
Maine Human Rights Commission (207) 624-6050
Maine Legislature – House (1-800) 423-2900
Maine Legislature – Senate (1-800) 423-6900
Maine Department of Education (207) 287-5950
Medicaid (207) 624-8200/1-800-452-1926
Medicaid Policy and Program (207) 287-3957
Office of Advocacy (207) 287-4228
U.S. Department of Education (1-617) 223-9675

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