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CEO and Founder Vinnie Strully, Jr. named Business Leader of the Year

The Worcester Business Journal named The New England Center for Children CEO and Founder, Vinnie Strully, a Business Leader of the Year and will recognize him at an upcoming awards ceremony at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club.   Strully grows NECC by running it like a traditional business When Vincent Strully founded the New England Center for Children […]

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NECC Recognizes Employees for Outstanding Work

The New England Center for Children® employs more than 1,200 staff across a number of fields including technology, research, education, administration, and behavior analysis. We employ more than 183 BCBAs, 245 master’s trained teachers and clinicians, and 19 PhDs. This tremendous talent is what makes NECC so successful. We recognize the important, critical work our staff […]

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NECC Staff Publish in Latest Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

Chata Dickson, Assistant Director of Research, ACE® Department (right), and collaborators Rachel Farber, a former NECC teacher, and Bill Dube, PhD, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, published “Reducing overselective stimulus control with differential observing responses.” The article was published in the most recent volume of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. Abstract Overselective stimulus control refers to discriminative […]

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NECC to Host Alumni Staff Open House and CE Event

The New England Center for Children® invites all NECC Alumni Staff to attend an Open House at the John and Diane Kim Autism Institute on Monday, February 6th from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at 33 Turnpike Rd. in Southborough. Anytime during this Open House event you can… Take a guided tour of the Kim […]

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NECC Announces Record Year of Achievement for 2016

Growth in Facilities, Fundraising, Students Served, Technology Southborough, Mass. – January 3, 2017 – The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced a record year of growth and development in 2016. NECC experienced growth in all areas of operations and reached new milestones in […]

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NECC 5K Walk/Run for Autism Registration Now Open

Take advantage of early bird registration fees and sign up for the 11th Annual NECC 5K Walk/Run for Autism. More than 1500 participants raised over $200,ooo last year to support the NECC Annual Fund.  This fun community event follows a moderate course around Southborough and ends with a cookout at the Margaret Neary School. Start […]

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NECC Honors Community Autism Champion – Walgreens

The Children of Promise Gala, November 18, 2016, highlighted the important work The New England Center for Children provides in transforming the lives of children with autism. As part of the program, NECC honored Walgreens as it’s 2016 Community Autism Champion.  Currently, NECC has five students employed in local Walgreens stores. Walgreens is an active supporter […]

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NECC Elects John Kim as Chair of Board of Directors

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today the election of John Y. Kim, 56, as Chair of the Board of Directors.  Mr. Kim is President of New York Life, America’s largest mutual life insurance company, and has been involved with NECC since […]

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NECC honors Educator of the Year – Melissa Swisher

The Children of Promise Gala, November 18, 2016, highlighted the important work The New England Center for Children provides in transforming the lives of children with autism. As part of the program, The Center honored it’s 2016 Educator of the Year, Melissa Swisher, an 11-year employee of the organization. Melissa was honored for her outstanding […]

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2016 Maria Felix Lonergan Memorial Award Recipient

Last November NECC lost our dear colleague of nearly 20 years, Maria Felix Lonergan, who courageously fought cancer while working at NECC. In memory of Maria and her significant contributions, NECC is issuing an annual award to an NECC teacher who exemplifies three main themes inspired by Maria: mentorship of new professionals, advocacy for students’ […]

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