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NECC Researcher Publishes Work About Women in Behavior Analysis

2023-03-29T14:52:59-04:00March 29th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

Chata Dickson, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, a principal researcher at NECC, recently co-authored an article in the Behavior Analysis in Practice journal that celebrated the achievements of women in the behavior analysis field.

Marathon Monday: Meet #TeamNECC Courtney Howe-Cotto

2023-03-27T13:24:10-04:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Marathon Monday has always been one of the best days of the year for Shrewsbury native Courtney Howe-Cotto. This year, it will have even more meaning for the now-Boston resident, as she will be running the 127th Boston Marathon as a member of The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) charity team.

Marathon Monday: Meet #TeamNECC Runner Kerry Egan

2023-03-20T13:39:07-04:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

Each year, the Boston Marathon brings together runners from around the globe for one of the world’s most storied major marathons. This year, one of the international runners who will be running into Boston on April 17 will be NECC staff member Kerry Egan, a resident of Abu Dhabi, UAE.

NECC Parent Shares Stories from Drive Across U.S. for Autism Awareness

2023-03-15T09:55:58-04:00March 15th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

Across two weeks, NECC parent Mike McKenna drove from Los Angeles to Jupiter Beach, FL, meeting with autism advocates, supporters, and NECC staff alumni along the way. He also raised more than $86,000. McKenna’s drive uncovered heartwarming stories and hard truths about autism such as limited resources, awareness, and staffing.

Improving Autism Education Through Research

2023-03-14T11:43:51-04:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC, Annual Report|Tags: , , , |

NECC is dedicated to promoting research that helps further the field of autism education.  Teachers and researchers work alongside one another on research projects, often as part of NECC’s graduate school program partnerships.

Expanding Autism Services in Public Schools

2023-03-14T11:27:37-04:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC, Annual Report|Tags: , , |

Over the last two years, the pandemic has exacerbated a human services crisis and staffing shortage that has led to individuals with special needs being left without the necessary support. During the 2020-2021 academic year, NECC expanded its Consulting and Public School Services division to help.

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