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NECC Founder and CEO Presented Honorary Degree by Assumption University

2021-05-10T09:59:59-04:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

Southborough, Mass. – May 9, 2021– Vincent Strully, Jr., the CEO and founder of The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, was awarded an honorary degree from Assumption University on May 9. This distinction was presented at Assumption’s 104th Commencement ceremony honoring the Class

NECC Staff Alumna Profile: Jescah Apamo-Gannon

2021-07-20T14:51:50-04:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

For Jescah Apamo-Gannon, the path to The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) began with a Google search. Already equipped with an undergraduate degree from the University of Nairobi in her native Kenya, Apamo-Gannon wanted to begin a career in special education. Through searching online, Apamo-Gannon found NECC, setting her off on a professional odyssey that

NECC Celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month

2021-05-05T12:22:14-04:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

Throughout the month of May, The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) will celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month. Created by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1927, this special month aims to raise awareness and promote understanding around communication disorders. At NECC, this month is especially relevant. “Any awareness we can bring to how our students

Students “Travel” Around the World with NECC’s Music Curriculum

2021-04-30T13:45:31-04:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

NECC's Music Teacher, Nadia Castagna, BS MMEd When Nadia Castagna, BS, MMEd arrived at The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) in 2018, her goal extended beyond the music curriculum she was tasked with teaching. An expert educator by trade, but a musician at heart, Castagna viewed music as a tool to connect individuals

NECC Teacher Taylor Turnquist Featured on Boston 25

2022-02-01T14:07:29-05:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: In the Media|Tags: , , , , , , |

On April 16, 2021 Heather Hegedus and Boston 25 featured NECC teacher, Taylor Turnquist. In addition to her role as a teacher at NECC, Taylor is a professional hockey player, suiting up for the Boston Pride, a team in the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL). The Pride recently won the Isobel Cup, the NWHL's championship.

NECC Team Piloting Lessons on Differences and Acceptance

2021-04-13T14:31:51-04:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

Every day, students and teachers at The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) do amazing work. Whether working on academics, job training, physical fitness, or the many other skills that school helps them with, every second of every day is spent learning and growing. Recently, one residential team, led by program specialist, Stephanie Bonfonte, MS, BCBA,

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