Opening Doors for Children and Families with Autism

Welcome to The New England Center for Children (NECC®), a school for children with autism located 20 miles west of Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts. We transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology.

Work at NECC

There is perhaps no greater feeling of accomplishment that any individual can experience than the knowledge that they’ve made a truly positive difference in the life of another person.

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Latest News


Parents’ Organization Meeting @ The New England Center for Children
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join other parents on Wednesday, June 28 from 9:30-11 a.m. for our next Parents’ Organization Meeting. will hear updates on the Student Activity Center, review policies, review staff feedback from the Staff Appreciation Dinner, and Director of Vocational Services, Julie Weiss, will share updates on the highly anticipated School Store. Special Appearance! The NECC student Chorus is going to stop by for a private preview of the songs they’re practicing for their next concert!

Falmouth Road Race 2017
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

NECC is accepting applications for bib numbers for the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on August 20. This seven mile race begins in Woods Hole with the last four miles open on the flat right next to Martha’s Vineyard Sound. Last year, 10 runners raised nearly $33,000 for NECC! Please email Director of Special Events, Rachel Norberg, to inquire about a bib number.

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June 23, 2017

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The ACE Curriculum

The ACE is the premier educational system for learners with autism. Our educational package provides BCBAs and Special Educators the ability to assess, teach and evaluate progress using evidence based procedures.

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Public School Services

The Public School Services Department extends NECC's knowledge and expertise to over 1000 students in public schools and private agencies across the country.

Parent Education Series

NECC® offers a series of informational sessions for family members of children with autism. Presentations are open to the public.


Our admissions process is designed to be informative for parents/legal guardians while providing the information necessary to determine if the child should be placed at NECC.

550+ Students Are Enrolled at NECC

Support NECC

NECC has enormous impact on the lives of children with autism
and their families. Through generous donations from the greater
community, NECC continues to be able to provide critical
services to those affected by autism.