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Events Calendar

Each month we offer free community education that is open to any parent, employee, provider, caregiver or interested community member. Topics include a wide range of useful educational information on autism and other developmental disorders.

Registration is now open for the following program:

Autism & Safety Issues: A Guide for Community Members and Families

  • July 21, 2022
  • Noon – 1pm
  • Presented by Cathy E. Dionne, Executive Director for Autism Society of Maine

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Evidence in Autism: Distinguishing Good Research from Bad

Presented by Matthew Siegel, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs for the Developmental Disorders Service Line of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, who addresses these and other questions:

  • What does the term “evidence-based” mean?
  • What do we have evidence for in autism?
  • How can you tell good research from bad?
  • Where do I turn for trustworthy information?

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How to Support Your Child’s Social Skills Development

Presented by Carlie Geiger, M.S. CCC-SLP, who provides an overview of typical social development and awareness topics.

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Understanding Behaviors: A Closer Look at Your Child’s Anxiety

Presented by the Center’s clinical director, Kimberly Loika-Smith, LCSW, and outpatient psychologist and board certified behavior analyst, Christine Dub, Ph.D., this webinar focuses on recognizing and managing anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder, when to seek professional help and what to expect from treatment.

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Behavior: Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports

Presented by Lindsay Payeur, Board Certified Behavior Analyst who addresses function of behavior, using effective environmental strategies, and identifying and reinforcing behaviors.

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