Check here for upcoming events for families with members who have autism or for autism fundraisers.  Please email me at to have your events added to this page.


  • December 7th: “My Time to Play” at Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor.  4:00-6:00.  A speaker from the Maine Parent Federation will be presenting on “Advocating for Your Child”.  Santa and a photographer will also be there! $4.50 per family.  More info found here.
  • December 7th: “Sensitive Santa at the Mall”.  Maine Mall in South Portland.  8:00 am-10:00 am.  More info found here.
  • December 11th: The A-Word presents Autism Play Group at Play Days in Rockland.  5:00-6:30.  Santa Claus will be making an appearance!  $5 per family.
  • December 12th: G.E.A.R. Support Group Presentation by ASM: “Autism & Strategies”.  Penbay Physicians Building, Conference Room D in Rockport.  5:30 to 7:30.
  • December 13th: “Play Our Way”: Private Playtime for Families Affected by Autism.  Children’s Museum in Portland.  8-10 AM.  More info found here.
  • December 13th: Sensory Friendly Showing of Penguins of Madagascar!  Cinemagic Grand in South Portland. 10:00 AM.  More info found here.
  • December 20th: Electronic Dissection & Robot Sculptures Workshop.  Children’s Museum in Portland.  10:00 AM.  Pre-registration is required.  FREE!  More info found here.



  • January 8th: The A-Word presents Autism Play Group.  Play Days in Rockland.  Fun for the entire family.  $5 per family.
  • January 9th: “Play Our Way”: Private Play Time for Families Affected by Autism. 5:30-7:30 PM.  Children’s Museum in Portland.  Free.  More info found here.
  • January 30th: A Restorative Retreat for Parents of Intense Children.  9:00 AM- 3:00 PM.  Vywamus Foundation in Falmouth.  Pre-registration required, room for 30 participants.  More information found here.
  • Ongoing: FREE Ski Program at Sugarloaf for children ages 4-14 on the Autism spectrum.  Saturday and Sundays from January- March.  Must sign-up: first come, first serve.  More information found here.