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.

Nicole Day Coordinator
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Utah ACE Specialist
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Latest News

  • NECC to receive award from SABA
    Jul 1, 2016
    June 16, 2016 Vincent Strully, Jr. The New England Center for Children, Inc. 33 Turnpike Road Southborough, Massachusetts 01772 Dear Vinnie, I am so pleased to congratulate you formally, on…

  • NECC hosted Ron Fournier book signing
    Jun 1, 2016
    The New England Center for Children, in partnership with the Harvard Institute of Politics, hosted a book signing event with author, Ron Fournier. His new book, Love That Boy, explores…


Fishin’ with a Mission @ Mystic Wellington Yacht Club
Jul 31 all-day


On Sunday, July 31, NECC students will participate in the annual Fishin’ with a Mission event! The event was created by NECC parent Eli Delany in hopes of raising money and awareness for autism. A portion of the event proceeds will once again benefit NECC. The day’s activities include a bass fishing contest and games and rides for kids.

Falmouth Road Race
Aug 21 all-day

NECC has fifteen runners registered to raise money for the New England Center for Children through this annual road race. Support them with a gift, or show up to cheer them to the finish line!


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July 22, 2016

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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.