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 Financial

2020-11-06T09:30:39-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|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

NECC-Clinic Growing Community Through Digital Means

2020-08-20T10:53:00-04:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Opened in December 2019, the NECC-Clinic in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), UAE has quickly become a leader in providing world-class services to the Dubai autism community. Through providing session-based, applied behavior analysis (ABA), and speech and language services to families across all nationalities in DHCC, the Clinic is a clear example of NECC’s overall mission

NECC Student Excels in the Office

2020-07-23T13:55:13-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

For students at The New England Center for Children, education is not limited to the classroom. From working on motor skills with the Adapted Physical Education, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy department, to completing art projects both in the Dillon Arledge Student Center and at home, learning is a constant process. A crucial part of

Jessica Sassi Interviewed by Boston 25 News

2020-03-23T16:59:54-04:00March 23rd, 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

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