NECC Helps Massport Create Logan Airport’s First Sensory/Calming Area for Individuals with Autism

2023-10-23T13:22:30-04:00October 20th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

On Friday, October 13, Massport celebrated the opening of Logan International Airport’s newly renovated Terminal E, which includes the airport’s first sensory/calming room – a project with which The New England Center for Children (NECC) has been heavily involved.


2023-10-19T21:12:08-04:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

Sarah LaPierre currently serves as a teacher at NECC’s Michael F. Downey Center for Child Development, but she initially joined NECC as a teacher in the residential programs in 2017. She was nominated by her colleagues because her love for children shines through in everything she does.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Allison Bergenholtz, PhD, BCBA, LABA

2023-10-05T12:16:43-04:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Allison Bergenholtz, PhD, BCBA, LABA, currently serves as NECC's director of Professional Development, but she began her career at NECC as a teacher 16 years ago. She was nominated by her colleagues because she not only has been “an outstanding collaborator” and an “excellent advocate for teachers”


2023-09-27T09:40:28-04:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

Though Jayne Colantonio, MSEd, BCBA, found her way to The New England Center for Children (NECC) somewhat by accident, she has stayed for nearly a decade. Colantonio, a senior education coordinator in NECC’s Intensive Instruction Program (IIP), was nominated because “she has been an amazing boss and a great mentor.”

NECC Opens Smigel Supersmile Dental Clinic

2023-10-23T13:01:35-04:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

The New England Center for Children (NECC) community was certainly all smiles on Thursday, September 21 at the grand opening celebration of the new Smigel Supersmile® Dental Clinic operated by New England Dental Group (NEDG), a new state-of-the-art dental clinic on campus.

NECC Named an Official Charity of the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon

2023-09-14T12:32:26-04:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

The New England Center for Children has been named an official charity as part of the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon® Charity Program. Through the Bank of America Boston Marathon Official Charity Program, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) provides invitational entries to the Boston Marathon to select non-profit organizations that focus on building healthy communities.


2023-09-13T11:35:51-04:00September 13th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

Danielle Tierney, MSN, FNP-BC, director of Health Services, has worked for The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Nursing Department for 12 years. A colleague nominated Tierney because she “consistently brings the sunshine to the nursing department. It is so abundantly clear that Danielle will do anything and everything in her power to contribute to

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