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The Maine Department of Education - Office of Special Education is dedicated to improving results for students with disabilities by providing leadership, support and oversight to local education agencies.
A job provides many positive outcomes: money, benefits, a place to belong, and a chance to learn new skills. For individuals with disabilities, there are supports available that can help you prepare for work, get a job, and keep that job.
The ABLE ME Program is designed to help eligible individuals with disabilities save for certain qualified disability expenses on a tax-advantaged basis without jeopardizing eligibility for federal means-tested benefits, such as Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid.
Some individuals with Down syndrome enjoy living with their loved ones, many thrive outside of their family’s home. A Community Living Arrangement, sometimes called a group home, is a house where a few individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities live together. Click below to see a provider directory for residential services.
Some health problems are more common among people with Down syndrome than among the general population. However, given knowledgeable and well-resourced medical care, most of these can be successfully treated or managed.
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