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,

The New England Center for Children and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Agree to Renew and Extend Education Contract

2020-09-08T09:40:12-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Press Release, News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

NECC to Expand and Continue Management of Top Autism Services and Graduate Training Program in the United Arab Emirates Southborough, Mass. – September 8, 2020: The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK)

McKenna Family Tackles The Mike Walk

2020-09-02T15:25:01-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

From August 27-30, Mike McKenna and his son, Matt, walked 100 miles on the Cape Cod Rail Trail to raise money and awareness for The New England Center for Children (NECC). Dubbed “The Mike Walk” this event took place instead of the annual “The Mike Golf Invitational”, which for over a decade had been supporting

NECC Research Targets Health and Safety Habits

2020-08-27T15:24:09-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) clinicians and graduate students have shifted their research efforts. While bettering the lives of their students has always been paramount in NECC’s research, there has been an increased emphasis on engaging in timely studies over the last several months. The result

Looking Back on 45 Years of Growth and Expansion at NECC

2020-08-06T12:55:19-04:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since its founding on August 11, 1975, The New England Center for Children (then the Efficacy Research Institute) has been a pioneer in autism treatment. While the increase in the number of students served through home-based, day, and residential programs, as well as partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, and the ACE® ABA