State Agencies


Maine Parent Federation Parent Information Center
484 Maine Ave, #1 Farmingdale, ME 04344 800-870-7746
207-588-1933 | Phone
Web |
http://www.mpf.org/

The Maine Parent Federation is a statewide private non-profit organization promoting individual aspirations and community inclusion for people with disabilities.

Child Development Services Part C Agency (Birth to Age Three)
Department of Education
800-355-8611 | Phone
Web |
http://www.maine.gov/doe/cds/

Provides in-home support, preschool programs, and case management for children with disabilities from birth through 5 years of age.

Maine Department of Education
Office of Special Services
23 State House Station | Augusta, ME 04333-0023
(207) 624-6650 | Phone
(207) 624-6800 | TTY
(207) 624-6651 | Fax
David Noble Stockford, Director
Web |
http://maine.gov/education/speced/index.htm

Provides all children with disabilities, between ages 5 and 20, with equal education opportunities. They are also responsible for statewide coordination of child identification activities, and responsible for special education regulations and revisions.

Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI)

150 State House Station | Augusta, ME 04333-0150
1-800-698-4440 | Phone
(207) 624-5959 | TTY
(207) 624-5980 | Fax
Kate Grogan, Bureau Director
Harold J. Lewis, Division Director
Paul Cote, Program Manager/Field Operations Manager
Web |
http://www.state.me.us/rehab/

DBVI provides vocational rehabilitation, educational consultation services, independent living services and training to blind and visually impaired consumers of all ages.

DBVI Education Consultants
45A Oak Street, Suite 1 | Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 624-5145 | Phone
(207) 561-4021 | Alt Phone

DBVI education consultants process referrals of children and youth who are blind and visually impaired. They play an advocacy role, particularly with transition issues.

Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

150 State House Station | Augusta, ME 04333-0150
1-800-698-4440 | Phone
1-888-755-0023 | TTY
(207) 287-5292 | Fax
Web |
http://www.maine.gov/rehab/index.shtml

Maine CITE Coordinating Center
University College
46 University Drive | Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 621-3195 | Phone
(207) 621-3482 | TTY
(207) 621-3193 | Fax
Web |
http://www.mainecite.org/

Maine CITE (Consumer Information and Technology Training Exchange) provides information, training, and peer support to help people with disabilities to obtain and maintain adaptive devices, equipment and services (assistive technology).
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Advocacy for Families
Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
30 Association Drive | Manchester , ME 04358
(207) 622-3374 | Phone
Web | http://www.maineeyemds.com/

Maine Optometric Association

RR #1 Box 2675 | Pleasant Pond Lane Litchfield, ME 04350-9730
(207) 582-9910 | Phone
Web | http://www.maineeyedoctors.com


Vision and Hearing Testing Services
NEC Maine Contacts 

0- 5: Kristen Shorey  Kqshorey.ks@gmail.com

K-12: Donna Casavant  casavantdonna@gmail.com


NEC Regional Office (MA)
Tracy Evans Luiselli, Project Director | Tracy.Luiselli@perkins.org

617.972.7354 | Phone 
617.972.7517 | Fax
 Linh Tran, Project Assistant | nec@perkins.org
617.972.7515 | Phone 

​617.972.7517 | Fax

Catholic Charities Maine
Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children

P.O. Box 10660. Portland, ME 04104-6060
Nancy Moulton, Program Director | nmoulton@ccmaine.org


​The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MECDHH)

Early Childhood Ed & Family Services (Birth - 5)

1 Machworth Island Falmouth, ME 04105

Karen Hopkins, Program Director | karen.hopkins@mecdhh.org


Public School Outreach (K-12)

Angela Bruno, Program Director | angela.bruno@mecdhh.org

Where to Start in Maine

​   ​​The New England Consortium  for Deafblind Technical Assistance And Training (NEC)

                                                       A Deafblind Community of Practice

                              Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire