Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & Addressing Food Insecurity

2022-01-14T16:04:32-05:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|

On Monday, January 17, we celebrate the life, legacy, and service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This day has also been observed as a National Day of Service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.  To honor the great Dr. King, we encourage everyone in The New England Center for Children

Elizabeth Rubin: An Inspiring Journey to NECC

2022-01-12T08:32:43-05:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|

Elizabeth Rubin, a social worker and recruiter based in New York City, is the mother of a student in The New England Center for Children’s residential program. Listen as she shares the journey that has taken her and her 11-year-old son Joey to NECC, and how Joey’s teachers inspired Liz to pursue her Board

Dr. Ahearn Shares Research with Autism Community

2022-01-13T15:08:00-05:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|

William Ahearn, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA, director of research at the New England Center for Children, has been sharing research with the greater autism community for more than 20 years. Most recently, he presented his research regarding evidenced-based and best practices in autism treatment at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis

Staff Spotlight: Christina Whelan

2022-01-07T16:13:23-05:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|

Christina Whelan, a native of Ireland, is the team administrative coordinator (TAC) for NECC’s West 1, Higley Road, and Parker Road residences. Before becoming TAC of her Triad in 2019, she held several positions including teacher, case manager, and core shift manager. A colleague nominated Christina because “she works tirelessly to ensure adequate staffing for

Ashley Parkin: Embodying the Spirit of Maria Felix Lonergan

2021-12-28T12:57:06-05:00December 28th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

Genuine, authentic, and dedicated are three adjectives that colleagues use to describe Ashley Parkin, MSEd, education coordinator for NECC’s Higley Road Team. During her 10 years at NECC, Parkin has made a lasting impression on her colleagues. This is one of the reasons she was chosen as the recipient of the 2021 Maria Felix Lonergan

Dr. Bancroft Shares NECC’s Mission in Brazil

2021-11-30T16:04:03-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

On November 14, Stacie Bancroft, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA shared NECC’s exemplary work with children with autism at the 4th Brazil-USA Autism Conference. Dr. Bancroft’s lecture, “A model for helping children with severe autism through education and residential treatment,” presented an overview of behavior analytic residential treatment models for severe autism. According to Dr. Bancroft, Brazil

The New England Center for Children Remembers Dr. Daniel Gould

2021-08-09T10:29:26-04:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®)  is saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Daniel Gould. Dr. Gould was a pillar of NECC, working tirelessly over the past 35 years, serving our students and improving our organization. During his tenure at NECC, Dr. Gould worked in several roles, including Clinical Specialist, Director of Residential Services,

Research Spotlight: Chelsea Fleck, MS, BCBA, LABA

2021-07-22T10:44:08-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|

In this Research Spotlight, Chelsea Fleck, MS, BCBA, LABA, a program specialist at NECC, details her ongoing research project examining problem behavior and positive reinforcement being advised by Dr. Jason Bourret, NECC’s Clinical Director.  Learn more about research at NECC at necc.org/research. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qI0UynK-Lk0

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