Posts Categorized: News


ECAE and NECC-Abu Dhabi sign MoU appendix for Student Internships

The Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) and The New England Center for Children—Abu Dhabi (NECC-AD) signed an appendix of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see NECC-AD students enrolled in a training program at ECAE library during this month. These students will have the job title ‘Library Assistants’ and their duties will include […]

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NECC to host annual Children of Promise Gala in November

On Friday, November 17, NECC will host its annual Children of Promise Gala fundraiser.  Join 400 of Massachusetts’s most influential business and philanthropic leaders for  an evening of music, awards, auctions, and stories of inspiration. This annual fundraiser supports children with autism around the world by providing resources for autism education research, best-in-practice knowledge dissemination, […]

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Yie-Hsin Hung elected to the Board of Directors

The New England Center for Children announced today the election of Yie-Hsin Hung to the Board of Directors. “The New England Center for Children is honored to have Yie-Hsin Hung join our Board of Directors. Ms. Hung is an invaluable addition to our team,” said Vincent Strully, Jr., President and CEO of The New England Center […]

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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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