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Former employee highlights time at NECC

Mary-Kate, a long-time employee at NECC, recently left to pursue opportunities in her hometown. She wrote this touching post about her experience here. We are confident Mary-Kate will have great success in her future position. Good luck Mary-Kate!  “We are headed to our hometown of Birmingham to pursue career opportunities and be closer to family. […]

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NECC Staff Publish Guide for Parents and Educators

Dr. Becky MacDonald, Senior Program Director, and Susan Langer, Chief Program Officer, recently published Teaching Essential Discrimination Skills to Children with Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents and Educators.  Discrimination skills enable us to tell one object from another, understand that different things have different names, and use those names to perform a wide range […]

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2017 Children of Promise Gala a Blockbuster Success

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today a record-breaking Children of Promise Gala for 2017. Held on November 17 at Boston’s InterContinental Hotel, 477 business leaders, philanthropists, and NECC supporters enjoyed an evening of music, awards, auctions, and stories of inspiration. The […]

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RoseAnn Lovely honored for Inspirational Leadership

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today that RoseAnn Lovely was honored for Inspirational Leadership at the annual Children of Promise Gala held on November 17 at the InterContinental in Boston. The Gala, hosted by KISS 108’s Billy Costa, had more than 480 guests, […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts honored as NECC’s 2017 Community Autism Champion

Dunkin’ Donuts was recently honored with The New England Center for Children’s Community Autism Champion Award at the annual Children of Promise Gala on November 17 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston for their commitment to fund raising for autism education. Dunkin’ Donuts is a long-time fund-raising partner in the Carlos Placido-Dunkin’ Donuts Golf Classic, an […]

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Katherine Foster honored for Inspirational Leadership

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today that Kathy Foster was honored for Inspirational Leadership at an awards ceremony at the annual Children of Gala fundraiser held on November 17 in Boston. Ms. Foster, a resident of North Easton, has served at NECC for […]

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NECC Elects Dr. Alan Lobovits to Board of Directors

The New England Center for Children (NECC), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today the election of Dr. Alan Lobovits to the Board of Directors. Dr. Lobovits is a pediatrician with Southboro Medical Group and an expert on developmental disabilities in children. “The New England Center for Children is fortunate to have […]

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NECC Announces Dunkin’ Donuts as 2017 Community Autism Champion

The New England Center for Children®(NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today it will honor Dunkin’ Donuts with its Community Autism Champion Award for 2017 at their annual Children of Promise Gala on November 17 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. Dunkin’ Donuts will receive the honor for […]

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ECAE and NECC-Abu Dhabi sign MoU appendix for Student Internships

The Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) and The New England Center for Children—Abu Dhabi (NECC-AD) signed an appendix of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see NECC-AD students enrolled in a training program at ECAE library during this month. These students will have the job title ‘Library Assistants’ and their duties will include […]

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NECC to host annual Children of Promise Gala in November

On Friday, November 17, NECC will host its annual Children of Promise Gala fundraiser.  Join 400 of Massachusetts’s most influential business and philanthropic leaders for  an evening of music, awards, auctions, and stories of inspiration. This annual fundraiser supports children with autism around the world by providing resources for autism education research, best-in-practice knowledge dissemination, […]

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