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NECC Featured in Worcester Telegram & Gazette

2020-04-15T12:35:24-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|Tags: |

NECC was featured prominently in a March 29, 2020 Worcester Telegram & Gazette article about COVID-19's impact on those with autism and other developmental challenges. In addition to detailing how NECC teachers are continuing their work in residences, the piece also included NECC Founder and CEO, Vinnie Strully's thoughts about the current situation. Strully voiced

NECC Parent Featured on WBUR

2020-03-30T13:44:45-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|Tags: , , |

Alysia Abbot shared her perspective about the toll that the COVID-19 situation is taking on NECC parents  in an essay featured on WBUR, one of Boston's three NPR affiliates, on March 27, 2020. In this powerful piece, Abbot detailed how "incredibly grateful" she is for NECC and her son's "dedicated and energetic" caregivers. She ended

Jessica Sassi Interviewed by Boston 25 News

2020-03-23T16:59:54-04:00March 23rd, 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 Embraces International Women’s Day

2020-03-06T16:15:12-05:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

For more than forty years, The New England Center for Children (NECC) has not only been leading the way in autism research and education, but also in establishing a culture of work-life balance that supports women and men throughout their careers. NECC’s support system for young teachers includes extensive training, robust professional development offerings, onsite