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NECC Presents 39 Papers, Workshops, Symposia and Posters at the annual BABAT Conference

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a leader in autism education, research, and technology, is proud to participate in the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) 2018 Annual Conference.  NECC has 170 staff attending the conference this week and NECC staff are presenting 39 papers, workshops, symposia, and posters throughout the three-day […]

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NECC Celebrates National Disability Employment Month

The New England Center for Children is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEA) Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “America’s […]

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Jacquelyn MacDonald Named NECC Educator of the Year

The New England Center for Children announced today that Jacquelyn MacDonald, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, has been named Educator of the Year. This award is bestowed upon an educator who exemplifies commitment, leadership, and excellence in autism education.  The award will be presented at NECC’s annual Children of Promise Gala, to be held on Friday, November 30 […]

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NECC Elects Dan Saul to Board of Directors

 NECC announced today the election of Daniel N. Saul to the Board of Directors. Mr. Saul is a private investor with early-stage technology companies. “Dan Saul is a great addition to The New England Center for Children’s Board of Directors, and we are grateful for his participation and leadership,” said Vincent Strully, President and CEO […]

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NECC Hosts Graduate Students from National University of Ireland, Galway

NECC Southborough is currently hosting three graduate student interns from the National University of Ireland, Galway for one year of intensive training and supervision in applied behavior analysis (ABA) to teach children with autism.  On September 13 & 14, 2018, Dr. Jennifer Holloway, ABA Graduate Program Director, and Dr. Helena Lydon, ABA Clinical Placement Coordinator, both […]

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NECC and ADEK Agree to Extend Education Contract in Abu Dhabi

The New England Center for Children and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) have agreed to extend NECC’s contract for management of the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education operated by The New England Center for Children, a school and research center for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The school […]

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NECC Elects Elizabeth Wetherbee Klein to Board of Directors

NECC announces the election of Elizabeth Wetherbee Klein to the Board of Directors. Mrs. Klein is a marketing consultant, volunteer and mother of three children. “The New England Center for Children is excited and honored to have Beth Klein join our Board of Directors,” said Vincent Strully, President and CEO of The New England Center for […]

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“The Mike” Golf Invitational Marks 10-Year Anniversary, Raises $87,000

On Monday, August 27, more than 140 golfers and philanthropists gathered at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, MA, to support the 10th Annual “The Mike” Golf Invitational.  The event, founded by Michael and Lori McKenna, is named in honor of their son Mike who was diagnosed with autism at 18 months old.  Mike has […]

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NECC Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Partner Program Classrooms

This year, NECC celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Partner Program Classroom model. This innovative program offers a collaborative model with school districts to maximize student inclusion opportunities, reduce challenging behavior and increase independence, and build districts’ capacity to effectively serve students with autism. The Partner Program Classroom enables districts to provide a level of service […]

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