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The Autism Society of Maine

The Autism Society of Maine provides education and resources to support the valued lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

Our Autism Response Team is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

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Winthrop Concert Benefits Autism Society Of Maine

Van der Brew hosted a free concert in honor of World Autism Acceptance Day on Saturday, with donations benefiting the Autism Society of Maine.

Catbird Crossing performs Saturday as part of a free concert in support of World Autism Acceptance Day at van der Brew in Winthrop. The band one of four to perform includes Aaron Bowman, left, on guitar, Ellen Bowman on accordion and fiddler Bruce Coffin. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

WINTHROP Families and music lovers were treated to a free concert at van der Brew on Saturday, with donations benefiting the Autism Society in Maine.

The two-hour show featured folk music from Stone Quarry, Catbird Crossing, Hurry Down Sunshine, and Ed Desjardins.

Tena Hinds of the Autism Society of Maine greeted and took donations from guests as they entered. With a background in teaching special education, Hinds has spent years working with autistic children and felt inspired to join the Autism Society of Maine after retirement.

Im excited, and Im hopeful, she said. We always appreciate anything we can get from donations and sponsors.

Ellen Bowman, a musician who has years of experience working with autistic children, came up with the concert idea. Inspired to incorporate music as a way to help people with autism, she walked into the societys office in late February to pitch the idea.

Cathy Dionne, ASMs director of programs and administration, was immediately receptive.

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  • Autism Society of Maine
  • Mission:The Autism Society of Maine provides education and resources to support the valued lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

    Autism Society of Maine is a 501 organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2013, and donations are tax-deductible.

    72 MAIN ST STE B Winthrop ME 04364-1494

    Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits’ annual tax filings . As a result, the Finance & Accountability score for Autism Society of Maine is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Encompass Rating System by Charity Navigator

    Overall Score

    This charity’s score is a passing score.This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Finance & Accountability

    Finance & Accountability

    This score provides an assessment of a nonprofit’s financial health and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    Finance & Accountability Score

    out of 100

    The score earned by Autism Society of Maine is a passing score

    This V6 of the Finance & Accountability Score provides a baseline measure of an organization’s health including the indicators listed in the report below.

    This score represents Form 990 data from 2020, the latest year electronically filed and published by the IRS.

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