Website Resources

Autism

Asperger/Autism Network: This link connects to a host of resources for children, teens, and adults who are impacted by Autism.   https://www.aane.org/

Autism Sesame Street: This link connects to parent videos, child videos, activities, and printables related to Autism

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/?_ga=2.90791774.579971720.1537813007-835697851.1537813007

Autism

Asperger/Autism Network: This link connects to a host of resources for children, teens, and adults who are impacted by Autism.   https://www.aane.org/

Autism Sesame Street: This link connects to parent videos, child videos, activities, and printables related to Autism

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/?_ga=2.90791774.579971720.1537813007-835697851.1537813007

Mental and Physical Health

Sesame Street Tool Kits: Provides resources such as videos, printable worksheets, and parent articles related to a variety of topics including: brain development, divorce, trauma, grief, incarceration, and many more.  https://www.sesamestreet.org/toolkits

Kids Health: This site provides resources related to understanding how much sleep children and teens need at every age as well as tips for fostering a healthy night’s sleep.   https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/sleep.html

NAMI Maine:   https://www.namimaine.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  (AACAP): At the link below, you can find information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, current research, practice guidelines, and managed care information, among other things.   https://www.aacap.org

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): AAP offers the family-friendly site called Healthy Children, where you can find a wealth of information in English and Spanish about emotional problems in children. https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/emotional-problems/Pages/default.aspx

The Theraplay Institute:  This site provides information related to the Theraplay model which focuses on enhancing attachment, self-esteem, trust, and joyful engagement. https://www.theraplay.org/index.php/for-parents

Mainecare and Case Management

Applying for Katie Beckett:  

http://www.qualitycareforme.com/media/1786/katie-beckett-benefit-brochure.pdf

Applying for Case Management Services: 

https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ocfs/cbhs/services/case-management.html#cm

Hotline and Crisis Numbers

State Hotline and Crisis Numbers:   https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/hotlines.htm

Statewide Crisis Line: 

1-888-568-1112 (staffed 24/7 for psychiatric intervention and assistance with a mental health crisis)