Making a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities for over 50 years.

Programs For Children

Waban provides a comprehensive array of services for children throughout southern Maine that meet a child’s needs and provides support for them and their families throughout all stages of their development.

The Fraser-Ford Child Development Center in Sanford, Maine, provides a special purpose therapeutic school for preschool through fourth grade age children with autism and other developmental/intellectual disabilities. The Creative Kids Daycare is a year-round inclusive daycare program for children ages two and a half to five years old. Waban also offers children’s case management and children’s clinical services.

Programs And Services

Fraser-Ford Child Development Center

Special Purpose Therapeutic Preschool & K-4

Creative Kids Daycare Program


Case Management


Clinical Services

Kind words from our friends…

Waban played a key role in turning my son’s life around.

“When our Jackson first started at Waban he made minimal to no eye contact, he would not respond to his name, wouldn’t dream of wearing a backpack, and was making no attempt at mimicking words. Jackson now enjoys spelling his name with blocks and playing with numbers. He will try very hard to mimic sounds and has started to make his needs known with a special communication device. To say we will miss Waban is an understatement, but the skills we are taking away from our time here will never be measured. You increased my son’s quality of life in just a few years and for a mother there is no greater gift you could give me than that.”

– Christa Stetson Silva

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