NECC in the Media

NECC Teacher, Taylor Turnquist Featured on Boston 25

2021-04-26T11:33:55-04:00April 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 Founder and CEO Featured in Boston Globe Letters to the Editor

2021-02-17T12:16:57-05:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: In the Media|Tags: , , , , , , |

On February 12, NECC Founder and CEO, Vincent Strully, Jr. was featured in the Boston Globe's Letters to the Editor section. In his letter, Strully lauded Governor Charlie Baker and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for enabling congregate-care facilities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine quickly. This allowed facilities like NECC, and other MAAPS schools, to safely

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’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

NECC Featured in New England Psychologist

2020-05-11T13:06:51-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|

The New England Center for Children was featured in a May 6, 2020 article from New England Psychologist, a media outlet serving New England’s licensed psychologists. In the article, NECC Clinical Director Jessica Sassi, Ph.D, BCBA-D, LABA, spoke about NECC’s work to help families adapt to the change stemming from COVID-19. Roberta Biscan, an NECC

Boston 25 Highlights NECC Family and Staff’s Response to Pandemic

2020-05-01T10:51:39-04:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: In the Media|

On Friday, May 1, Boston 25 reported on The New England Center for Children's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the feature story and accompanying video, the media outlet specifically highlighted the sacrifices made by teachers and families during this challenging time.  To read the full story and watch the video segment, click here. Features NECC in Article About Group Home Staff

2020-05-11T13:07:43-04:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|

On April 28, Boston's leading online news source,, featured The New England Center for Children in an article about the dedication of group home staff in dealing with COVID-19. In the article, CEO and Founder Vinnie Strully, commended the NECC community’s response to the pandemic, stating, “Everyone has pitched in for us. … Our

NECC Featured in Boston Globe Article

2020-04-06T11:55:16-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: In the Media|

The New England Center for Children was featured prominently in an April 4, 2020 Boston Globe article titled, "Isolated from their families, children and adults in group homes struggle for normalcy." In the article, Founder and CEO Vinnie Strully, as well as NECC parent Roberta Biscan, were interviewed on the toll that COVID-19 is taking

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