Though Jayne Colantonio, MSEd, BCBA, found her way to The New England Center for Children (NECC) somewhat by accident, she has stayed for nearly a decade. Colantonio, a senior education coordinator in NECC’s Intensive Instruction Program (IIP), was nominated because “she has been an amazing boss and a great mentor.”
Tom Freeman, a residential coordinator for The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Intensive Treatment Team (ITT), has worked for NECC for two years. He was nominated by a colleague because he “always puts the boys' and the team's best interests first."
Lauren Rae, a day coordinator for The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Intensive Treatment Team (ITT), has worked for NECC for six years. She was nominated by a colleague because she is “an extremely effective and compassionate supervisor."
NECC is dedicated to promoting research that helps further the field of autism education. Teachers and researchers work alongside one another on research projects, often as part of NECC’s graduate school program partnerships.
During a December 5 school committee meeting, officials from the special education department in the Westfield Public Schools shared an update on how the staffing shortage has created challenges for the district in delivering special education services, and how the ACE® ABA Software System has helped assuage them.
Executive Director of the Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia – ACE® ABA Software System, Nicole Ciotti Gardenier, MS, BCBA, LABA shares the significance of the ACE®, the premier educational software system for learners with autism, and its incredible impact across the world.
The New England Center for Children's Clinical Director Jessica Sassi, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, joined Boston 25 News' Heather Hegedus to speak about the impact that the COVID-19 situation is having on children with autism.
From August 27-30, Mike McKenna and his son, Matt, walked 100 miles on the Cape Cod Rail Trail to raise money and awareness for The New England Center for Children (NECC). Dubbed “The Mike Walk” this event took place instead of the annual “The Mike Golf Invitational”, which for over a decade had been supporting
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) clinicians and graduate students have shifted their research efforts. While bettering the lives of their students has always been paramount in NECC’s research, there has been an increased emphasis on engaging in timely studies over the last several months. The result