Posts Categorized: News


Meet Ella Giles, Program Specialist

Ella learned about NECC after earning her undergraduate degree in behavioral psychology at Western Michigan University, and immediately knew it was where she wanted to go. “I would have the opportunity to work in a hands-on setting full time, earning a salary and having my tuition covered.* The interview process solidified my decision – the […]

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Meet Kelsey Richardson, Level 2 Teacher

My first interaction with The New England Center for Children (NECC) was through my brother, a Southborough police officer, who worked at various NECC community events and praised NECC’s work. I applied and toured one of the residences where I witnessed how happy and enthusiastic the staff and students were. I said to myself, “I can definitely see […]

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Working at NECC

NECC Day Program Coordinator, Eric Greenberg, who is moving on to a position in a public school, wrote this heartfelt letter about his experience in special education and his time at NECC. He allowed us to share his words about the difficulties of working in the field, how finding the right organization and colleagues can have tremendous […]

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Research News – Spring 2017

Research News –News and Notes About Scientific Research on ASD and Other Developmental and Behavioral Disorders – is edited by Bill Ahearn, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA and Eileen Roscoe, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA. It provides information about current research being conducted on autism generally and at NECC specifically, and includes articles on current scientific research on autism and other intellectual disabilities being […]

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NECC Recognizes June Employees of the Month

Congratulations to NECC’s June Employees of the Month, featured below with Cathy Welch (left), NECC’s Chief Operating Officer.  NECC is grateful for your dedication and commitment. Victoria (Tori) Bayless, Teacher Tori began as a Level 2 Teacher in September 2016. Since then, she has distinguished herself as a talented teacher and dedicated staff member.  She […]

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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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