Research Spotlight: Stefanie Upshaw, MS, BCBA, LABA

2021-07-22T09:40:37-04:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

Stefanie Upshaw, MS, MCBA, LABA has been a teacher at The New England Center for Children (NECC) for nearly ten years. After graduating from the University of Florida in 2011 with a degree in psychology, she joined Team NECC as a teacher. She was drawn to NECC because of its reputation for providing world-class treatment

Jessica Sassi Interviewed by Boston 25 News

2020-12-18T13:11:27-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: In the Media, News from NECC|Tags: , |

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. In this informative interview, Sassi spoke about challenges that parents of children with autism may face, as well as strategies to

The New England Center for Children Goes Virtual for the Children of Promise Gala

2020-11-12T12:13:44-05:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Recent Children of Promise Golf Tournament a Success, Raises Funds for Children with Autism and their Teachers  Southborough, Mass. – Nov. 12, 2020 - The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today that the annual Children of Promise Gala will be held virtually

NECC Values Long-Lasting Partnership with Sun Life

2021-02-16T14:41:05-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

While much of The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) educational programming revolves around helping students learn daily skills and achieve academic objectives, a student’s vocational education is also paramount to their growth and development. Led by Julie Weiss, MSEd, BCBA, LABA, NECC’s Vocational Services program provides students with the opportunity to develop on-the-job skills,

NECC Participates in Virtual BABAT Conference

2020-10-13T17:24:39-04:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

On Friday, October 9, The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Eileen Roscoe, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, presented at the 41st Annual Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) Conference. The Conference, which brings together behavior analysts from across Massachusetts, was held entirely virtually this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Roscoe, the Director

Former NECC Staff Continues Work with Children with Autism

2020-09-23T13:55:43-04:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , , |

While Jeff Steimer, BCBA, was working at The New England Center for Children (NECC) he already had a plan. “I had details written down in a notepad of how I would structure a center similar to NECC if I were to open it on my own,” says Steimer. “Even back then, just a few years

Football’s Return Carries Extra Meaning for NECC

2020-09-16T09:49:24-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

While the return of football is significant for so many around New England, this year, it holds special meaning for The New England Center for Children (NECC). Through a partnership with Apex Entertainment, as part of their “Apex Cares” program, every time the New England Patriots convert a field goal during the 2020 NFL Season,

The New England Center for Children and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Agree to Renew and Extend Education Contract

2020-09-08T09:40:12-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Press Release, News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

NECC to Expand and Continue Management of Top Autism Services and Graduate Training Program in the United Arab Emirates Southborough, Mass. – September 8, 2020: The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK)

NECC Research Targets Health and Safety Habits

2020-08-27T15:24:09-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

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

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