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Research Highlight: Stefanie Upshaw, MS, BCBA, LABA

2021-01-20T13:59:38-05:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

Stefanie Upshaw, MS, MCBA, LABA has been a teacher at The New England Center for Children (NECC) for nearly ten years. After graduating from the University of Florida in 2011 with a degree in psychology, she joined Team NECC as a teacher. She was drawn to NECC because of its reputation for providing world-class treatment

NECC Commences COVID-19 Vaccine Administration to Staff and Older Students

2021-01-15T08:58:30-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

More Than 900 to Receive Vaccine Over Next Three Days Southborough, Mass. – January 14, 2021 – The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today that they received and have begun administering the COVID-19 vaccine to direct-care staff and residential students over the age of

NECC Alumnus, Rajaraman Carries NECC’s Mission to his New Career

2021-01-14T11:57:12-05:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

Like so many staff alumni from The New England Center for Children (NECC), Dithu Rajaraman, Ph.D., MSEd, BCBA, LABA, looks back on his time at NECC fondly. “If you asked me if I miss the direct-care aspect [of working at NECC], my answer is overwhelmingly yes,” he says. “I really miss working with clients.” While

NECC Family Uplifted By Compassion of Local Business

2020-12-23T10:39:45-05:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|

Amanda Lussier, recently shared the story of taking her son, a NECC student, out to eat at a restaurant for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. In a challenging situation, the restaurant went above and beyond in showing compassion for Amanda and her son. Read the full story here. About The New

Jessica Sassi Interviewed by Boston 25 News

2020-12-18T13:11:27-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: In the Media, News from NECC|Tags: , |

The New England Center for Children's Clinical Director Jessica Sassi, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, joined Boston 25 News' Heather Hegedus to speak about the impact that the COVID-19 situation is having on children with autism. In this informative interview, Sassi spoke about challenges that parents of children with autism may face, as well as strategies to

NECC Highlights COVID Response

2020-12-16T15:23:33-05:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

 The New England Center for Children (NECC) is proud of the work we do to help children with autism learn and grow. Never has that work been more important, or more challenging, than during the COVID-19 pandemic.    Between March 16 and June 30, 2020, NECC incurred significant costs related to COVID response measures, in order

The New England Center for Children Raises Over $670,000 at Virtual Gala

2020-12-07T12:46:10-05:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Leader in Autism Education Holds Signature Event Online for the First Time Southborough, Mass. – December 4, 2020 – The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in autism education and research, announced today that its 2020 Children of Promise Gala, that took place on Nov. 20, raised over $670,000 despite being held virtually

NECC Celebrates Giving Tuesday

2020-12-03T11:07:38-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|

While Giving Tuesday traditionally celebrates philanthropy and encourages individuals to help support charities, this year, The New England Center for Children approached the day slightly differently. Given how challenging the last year has been, instead of asking for continued financial support, NECC just wants to thank its network of friends, families, and corporate partners who

NECC Unveils New Mission and Vision Statements

2020-11-24T09:17:17-05:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|

On Friday, November 20, the Board of Directors of The New England Center for Children ® (NECC®) released new mission and vision statements for the organization. The updated statements are part of the new Strategic Plan that defined goals and objectives for the next six years. The statements themselves reflect NECC’s purpose and act as guiding

Scholastic Book Fair Makes (Virtual) Return on November 27

2020-11-25T09:02:04-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|

Each year, The New England Center for Children’s Academic Department holds a Scholastic Book Fair benefitting NECC. This year, the book fair will be held virtually at Scholastic.com/BF/NECC from November 27-December 10. Proceeds from the book fair benefit NECC’s Student Library, Teacher Resource Room, and academic classroom materials. Because this year’s fair is entirely online,

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