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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Get in Touch With Us

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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We're on the EDGE of our seats with an event for the brave to benefit the brave.... announcement coming soon, it's a TALL order!
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Join us on Saturday, November 7th from 10am till 1pm for our annual Veterans Day Fundraiser. Join us we highlight the contributions our Maine veterans have made to our community while raising money for our Maine Veterans. It's brought to you by Bill Dodge GMC.
Heroes Wall
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!
hops for heroes
Like beer? Then drop everything now and register for Hops for Heroes! It's a specially curated full-size libation and a ZOOM meet-up with Shipyard Brewing Company's Bruce Elam... It's going to be a lot of fun! Come toast to Maine's Veterans with us, and Bruce!

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Why Learn White Cane Skills Before Training with a Seeing Eye Dog?

October 15, 2020

With so many elementary school children learning at home these days, my Seeing Eye dog and I haven&#…

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Love is Blind: A Series on Long-Distance Relationships during COVID-19

October 14, 2020

Some of you might remember a 3-part series I wrote in January about flying to Houston to visit a fri…

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October is Disability Employment Awareness month: Meet an Architect Who is Totally blind

October 6, 2020

October is Disability Employment Awareness month, and last weekend’s feature on 60 Minutes about an …

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Count us In: October 31st is the Last Day for the 2020 U.S. Census

September 29, 2020

Edited 10/5/2020: The Census was extended once again to October 31st.  Edited 10/1/2020: The Census …

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Making Online Speech Therapy Work: Tips from an Expert

September 28, 2020

Here it is! Part Two of speech-language pathologist Marsha Boyer’s guest blog about teletherap…

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

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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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When you make a donation to Easterseals, you help strengthen our mission to ensure everyone — regardless of age or ability — is fully included and empowered.

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