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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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Meet Ashley- one of four Boston Marathon runners on #TeamNECC

Ashley  is a 5th grade teacher in Holliston, MA who loves running and reading mystery novels whenever she has a chance.  She is no stranger to running – she has several half-marathons, obstacle races, and lots of 5K Races (including the NECC 5K!) under her belt, but this is her first marathon. She is most excited […]

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Meet Hannah – one of four Boston Marathon runners on #TeamNECC

A recent graduate of Stonehill College, Hopkinton native, and resident and Level 2 Teacher for the “beautiful boys of Apartment 2” at NECC, Hannah works long and difficult hours as a teacher in our Staff Intensive Unit. She is also enrolled in one of NECC’s graduate programs. Balancing work, school, running, and fundraising has proven to be […]

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Meet Alison – one of four Boston Marathon runners on #TeamNECC

Alison is one half of an amazing sister running team, a snowboarding enthusiast, and Assistant Director at The National Bureau of Asian Research in Washington, D.C. She has been running since she graduated from college six years ago. The Boston Marathon will be her second marathon! She first learned about NECC when her sister, Julia, was a […]

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Meet Julia – one of four Boston Marathon runners on #TeamNECC

Julia is the one half of our amazing sister team, a self-proclaimed “Queen of Everything” at NECC (or, Professional Development and Graduate Studies Administrative Coordinator), and lover of all things outdoors! The 2017 Boston Marathon will be Julia’s first marathon, though she is no stranger to running. She ran cross country and track in high […]

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NECC Celebrates Autism Awareness Month

The New England Center for Children, a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today a global program for autism awareness in April as part of the UN-sanctioned World Autism Month and National Autism Awareness Month in the United States. NECC will join the Light It Up Blue campaign in both […]

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