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More than ever, Maine's Veterans need your support. On May 28th, we're asking you to step up and make the call to make sure no military family in Maine goes without crucial services.

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Our Mission Statement

Easterseals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that Veterans, people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. Easterseals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 90 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

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Upcoming Events

Easterseals Maine hosts many fun and exciting events throughout the year. Join us and help support people with disabilities and veterans across our great state.

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Easterseals Maine

14 Atlantic Place
South Portland, ME 04106

Phone: 207-828-0754

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What's New At

Easterseals Maine

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We're excited to announce we've moved to a great new location- new location, but same great services! Our new location is 14 Atlantic Place South Portland, ME 04106.
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Can you give a hand-up for a Military hero in Maine? Consider a sustaining donation to support Maine's Veterans!
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Honor your military hero and immortalize their service forever on the Veterans Count Maine's Heroes Wall! The plaque will be hung for all to see in a permanent monument! Corporate tiles now available! Now with TWO locations- Portland and Columbia Falls, Maine!
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The fifth Radio Thon will be hosted on WGAN Newsradio (AM 560 and FM 98.5). On May 28th starting at 6AM, listeners will be asked to call and pledge their support, the success of the event depends on the gracious support of supporters like you.

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Seeing Eye Dogs in the Pandemic – Part One

May 29, 2020

It’s been months since I’ve been able to share stories with you here on the Easterseals …

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Therapy Guidance for Parents of Children with Special Needs

May 26, 2020

Marsi Jackson is mom to 2 and a half year-old Langston, who has Down syndrome and has been attending…

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Opinion: Why Reopening Early Frightens Me

May 21, 2020

Regular blog readers know about our son Gus – he was born with a rare genetic condition that left hi…

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Navigating Teletherapy During COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Everyone is impacted by this pandemic in different ways. Easterseals staff, therapists, educators, a…

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How Can You Tell Someone is Smiling When You Can’t See Their Face?

May 7, 2020

A friend just sent an email asking for my advice. Subject line? “How do you recognize a smile when y…

Stories From Our Clients

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A “can-do” spirit

Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.

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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.

Auburn Smith
A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell

From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

Targeted Case Management

Targeted Case Management (TCM) is a strengths based, child focused service that supports children and their families in identifying and accessing supports and resources required to effectively manage children’s mental and physical health needs.

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Clinical Services

Easterseals Outpatient Counseling provides mental health counseling to children and families in a warm, clinical setting conveniently located in South Portland.

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Military and Veteran Services

The crisis facing the nation in meeting the physical and mental health needs of the Armed Forces having served in Iraq and Afghanistan is overwhelming and continues to grow. Thousands of injured military service members are returning home with hopes of successfully transitioning to civilian life. Many communities are not equipped to respond appropriately to their unique need, nor are they aware of how to best work with military and Veterans systems in the process.

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