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Vincent Strully, Jr. Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from NonProfit PRO

Congratulations to The New England Center for Children’s CEO and Founder, Vincent Strully, Jr. who has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from NonProfit PRO, a leading trade publication for the nonprofit sector. Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te states “One of the hardest things that we have to do is pick one—just one—in each category from the hundreds […]

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NECC Announces Opening of the Dillon Arledge Student Center

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today the opening of its newly renovated Dillon Arledge Student Center. The 7,500 square foot space includes a new student store, library, and classrooms for art, music, and vocational studies. “NECC is delighted to open the […]

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NECC Showcases History/International Presence as it Receives Award for International Dissemination of Behavior Analysis

On Saturday, May 27, NECC staff and executives joined thousands of attendees at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, where CEO and Founder, Vincent Strully, Jr., accepted the prestigious SABA Award for International Dissemination of Behavior Analysis. NECC is one of only two organizations to receive the award in its […]

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NECC Recognizes May Employees of the Month

The New England Center for Children® recognizes the following employees for their outstanding work. Congratulations to our May Employees of the Month! Alyssa Unumb Duncan, Level 2 Teacher Alyssa started with NECC in June 2016 after graduating from Gordon College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She began as a Teacher on one team and shortly […]

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NECC Chosen by Staples Foundation to Receive Grant

The New England Center for Children received a technology grant from the Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year. The grant will fund interactive technology, including iPads and […]

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Jennifer Foran and Teresa Ling Named 2017 Myrna E. Libby Scholars

Myrna E. Libby spent more than 30 years treating and educating children with special needs. She came to NECC as the first director of the Staff Intensive Unit and later became the Clinical Director. She conducted important research – some of it groundbreaking – focusing on techniques and strategies designed to more effectively teach children with autism […]

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Vincent Strully, Jr. Named Finalist for Massachusetts Nonprofit Excellence Award in Leadership

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network recently announced that The New England Center for Children’s CEO and Founder, Vincent Strully, Jr., has been selected as a finalist for the Massachusetts Nonprofit Excellence Award in Leadership. The Nonprofit Excellence Awards recognize the most innovative, creative and effective work being done throughout the Commonwealth.  The award winner will be announced at the Massachusetts […]

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NECC to Present 38 Research Papers, Workshops, Symposia, and Posters at ABAI’s 43rd Annual Convention

From May 25-29, NECC staff will present a significant number of research studies, symposia, workshops, and posters. The presentations will take place at  ABAI’s 43rd Annual Convention in Denver, CO. Ahearn, W.H. (May 2017). Advancements in teaching play skills to children with autism spectrum disorder. Symposium to be discussed at ABAI’s 43rd Annual Convention, Denver, […]

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NECC Recognizes April Employees of the Month

  Congratulations to these exceptional employees who were recently acknowledged as employee of the month. Jenna Gray, Teacher – Homebased Jenna Gray received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Eastern Connecticut State University before starting at NECC in July of 2016.  She began as a Level 1 Teacher before moving to the home-based program a few months later. […]

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NECC to host MAHPERD Annual Adapted PE Conference on May 5

The New England Center for Children will host the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) Annual Adapted PE Conference on May 5, 2017. With a theme of “Turning Disabilities into Capabilities,” the one-day conference will bring together physical education experts from across Massachusetts to discuss best practices in adapted physical education […]

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