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Civil Rights Team Project in the Maine Office of the Attorney General

on Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:32

The mission of the Civil Rights Team Project is to increase the safety of elementary, middle level, and high school students by reducing bias-motivated behaviors and harassment in our schools.

If you are interested in scheduling the Civil Rights Team Project for a training session, in-service or otherwise, please contact:

Brandon Baldwin 
Schools and Curriculum Coordinator 

This program is free!  

In over 150 schools in Maine.

Has a state-wide presence.

For more information and to get a team started in your school.  Click here.



Back-to-School: Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 15:42

Back-to-School: Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

A new school year means a new grade, new teachers, new goals, and maybe even a new school! In order to help you and your child with special needs be as successful as you can be, we’ve put together a list of eight helpful back-to-school tips that we hope will make the transition into a new school year a little easier for you and your child.

The world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD

1. Organize all that paperwork.

In the world of special education, there are lots of meetings, paperwork, and documentation to keep

NAMI Maine Family Respite Program

on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 18:28

Everybody Needs a Little Help

Respite makes a world of difference

Tired?  Overwhelmed?

Have a doctor's appointment?

If you are the parent of a child or children under the age of 18 with delays in two or more areas of development, or who have a documented emotional or behavioral disability, you  could be eligible to receive 16 hours of NAMI Maine's respite services per month.

NAMI Maine is an award-winning, grassroots,  nonprofit organization that has been providing support, education, and advocacy on behalf of people with mental illness, their families and allies since 1984.  They are dedicated