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Football’s Return Carries Extra Meaning for NECC

2020-09-16T09:49:24-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

While the return of football is significant for so many around New England, this year, it holds special meaning for The New England Center for Children (NECC). Through a partnership with Apex Entertainment, as part of their “Apex Cares” program, every time the New England Patriots convert a field goal during the 2020 NFL Season,

NECC’s Morrison Featured on NBC 10 Boston About School Reopening

2020-09-09T08:39:01-04:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|Tags: , , , , |

Heather Morrison, Director of Administration at The New England Center for Children (NECC), recently spoke with NBC 10 Boston about the importance of reopening schools, specifically highlighting the crucial role that in-person education plays in the development of children with autism. Morrison has led NECC’s Emergency Management Team throughout the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Because of

The New England Center for Children and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Agree to Renew and Extend Education Contract

2020-09-08T09:40:12-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Press Release, News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

NECC to Expand and Continue Management of Top Autism Services and Graduate Training Program in the United Arab Emirates Southborough, Mass. – September 8, 2020: The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK)

McKenna Family Tackles The Mike Walk

2020-09-02T15:25:01-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

From August 27-30, Mike McKenna and his son, Matt, walked 100 miles on the Cape Cod Rail Trail to raise money and awareness for The New England Center for Children (NECC). Dubbed “The Mike Walk” this event took place instead of the annual “The Mike Golf Invitational”, which for over a decade had been supporting

NECC Research Targets Health and Safety Habits

2020-08-27T15:24:09-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) clinicians and graduate students have shifted their research efforts. While bettering the lives of their students has always been paramount in NECC’s research, there has been an increased emphasis on engaging in timely studies over the last several months. The result

NECC-Clinic Growing Community Through Digital Means

2020-08-20T10:53:00-04:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Opened in December 2019, the NECC-Clinic in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), UAE has quickly become a leader in providing world-class services to the Dubai autism community. Through providing session-based, applied behavior analysis (ABA), and speech and language services to families across all nationalities in DHCC, the Clinic is a clear example of NECC’s overall mission

The New England Center for Children Celebrates 45th Anniversary

2020-08-13T08:35:05-04:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfqOPGMXmqA NECC - A History of Innovation, a Future of Continued Growth   Southborough, Mass. – August 13, 2020 – The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today its 45th anniversary and the kick-off of a year celebrating the breadth and depth of its

Looking Back on 45 Years of Growth and Expansion at NECC

2020-08-06T12:55:19-04:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since its founding on August 11, 1975, The New England Center for Children (then the Efficacy Research Institute) has been a pioneer in autism treatment. While the increase in the number of students served through home-based, day, and residential programs, as well as partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, and the ACE® ABA

NECC Publishes Summer 2020 Research Newsletter

2020-07-29T10:27:01-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

In the latest issue of our Research newsletter, NECC Director of Research Bill Ahearn, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, writes about new research on familial risk for autism and Director of Behavior Analytic Research Eileen Roscoe, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, details NECC's work with increasing varied play behavior in children with autism. Additionally, we feature some of NECC

NECC Student Excels in the Office

2020-07-23T13:55:13-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

For students at The New England Center for Children, education is not limited to the classroom. From working on motor skills with the Adapted Physical Education, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy department, to completing art projects both in the Dillon Arledge Student Center and at home, learning is a constant process. A crucial part of