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MAIER staff achieve national certification as Early Start Denver Model providers

Join MAIER in celebrating the success of our research associates and director! Each has achieved national certification as a provider of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) for young children with autism. ESDM is an early intervention program designed to promote language, learning, and engagement for young children 12-48 months of age with autism spectrum […]

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Lots of Fun at the Maine Discovery Museum

Sunday March 22nd was an exciting day at the Maine Discovery Museum! More than 60 individuals attended the special “Autism Education and Safety Event” for children and families. The event was hosted by the Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research (MAIER) in partnership with the Discovery Museum’s “My Day to Play.” The Museum was […]

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My Day to Play & Safety Education at Maine Discovery Museum, 3/22/15

MAIER’s Maine Family Partnership will be hosting a “My Day to Play” and Safety Education event for children with autism and their families on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015. This free event will be at the Maine Discovery Museum during a time closed to other visitors. Children can enjoy fun activities at the Museum and get to […]

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Walk for Autism, April 26, 2015

Join us for the the Autism Society of Maine’s 13th Annual “Walk for Autism” on April 26th! Register with our team and walk in Bangor: “Maine Autism Institute Family Partnership Team.” For more information, visit the Autism Society of Maine website:

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Maine Family Partnership “My Day to Play” event a huge success

Our first family event hosted by the MAIER Maine Family Partnership (MFP) was a huge success! Thirty-five families attended this fun and educational event held at the Maine Discovery Museum on their December 7th “My Day to Play.” The Museum offered dedicated time and space to families with children with autism and their siblings to […]

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Register for 2014-2015 Professional Development sessions

Professional development sessions will be offered in 2014-2015 to increase awareness and identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children, to provide training in the implementation of evidence-based practices, and to discuss the changes in the DSM-V relating to ASD. Register online at our secure registration site

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Announcing the Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research (MAIER)

DOE, UMaine launch autism resource, research institute Originally posted in: Maine DOE Newsroom Posted on: October 21, 2013 by Samantha Warren AUGUSTA – Mainers who serve children with autism and their families will soon have a statewide system of supports. The Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research (MAIER), a partnership of the Maine Department of Education […]

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