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NECC Announces Leadership Succession Plan

2020-11-18T14:28:06-05:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Leader in Autism Education Prepares for Future of Growth and Excellence Southborough, Mass. – November 18, 2020 – The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today its executive leadership succession plan. Founder and CEO Vincent Strully, Jr., who has served in that role for all

The New England Center for Children Goes Virtual for the Children of Promise Gala

2020-11-12T12:13:44-05:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Recent Children of Promise Golf Tournament a Success, Raises Funds for Children with Autism and their Teachers  Southborough, Mass. – Nov. 12, 2020 - The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today that the annual Children of Promise Gala will be held virtually

NECC Values Long-Lasting Partnership with Sun Life Financial

2020-11-06T09:30:39-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

While much of The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) educational programming revolves around helping students learn daily skills and achieve academic objectives, a student’s vocational education is also paramount to their growth and development. Led by Julie Weiss, MSEd, BCBA, LABA, NECC’s Vocational Services program provides students with the opportunity to develop on-the-job skills,

Downey Family Continues to Impact NECC

2020-10-29T12:47:18-04:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|

The Downey family has had (and continues to have) a significant impact on the development and growth of the New England Center for Children. For 35 years, Michael F. Downey provided financial strategy and guidance that fueled incredible growth for NECC both domestically and internationally. Mike was the Center’s accountant from 1978-1997 when he was

Children of Promise Golf Invitational Brings Together NECC Community

2020-10-21T08:27:35-04:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|

This past Monday, October 19, members of the NECC community gathered at Wellesley Country Club for a socially-distanced golf tournament at the first ever Children of Promise Golf Invitational. Fifty-four players lucked out with warm and sunny skies, a beautiful golf course, and delicious food and drinks while raising money ahead of the virtual Children

NECC Participates in Virtual BABAT Conference

2020-10-13T17:24:39-04:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

On Friday, October 9, The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Eileen Roscoe, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, presented at the 41st Annual Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) Conference. The Conference, which brings together behavior analysts from across Massachusetts, was held entirely virtually this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Roscoe, the Director

Gift Bag Project Provides NECC Students with Vocational Learning Opportunity

2020-10-07T15:39:47-04:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|

For students at The New England Center for Children (NECC), education goes far beyond the classroom. Starting at age 14, students begin vocational training. As part of this program, students work on activities across a variety of occupational areas, including clerical, food service, retail, custodial, customer service and assembly. While during more typical times students’

NECC Unveils 45 Stories of Inspiration Campaign Ahead of Children of Promise Gala

2020-10-01T09:16:32-04:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Ahead of NECC’s Children of Promise Gala, to be held virtually on November 20, NECC will unveil its 45 Stories of Inspiration campaign across social media channels beginning next Tuesday, October 6. This campaign is being conducted to celebrate NECC’s 45th anniversary and mark 45 days until the Gala. Through sharing the stories of influential people

Former NECC Staff Continues Work with Children with Autism

2020-09-23T13:55:43-04:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , , |

While Jeff Steimer, BCBA, was working at The New England Center for Children (NECC) he already had a plan. “I had details written down in a notepad of how I would structure a center similar to NECC if I were to open it on my own,” says Steimer. “Even back then, just a few years

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,

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