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.”
Across two weeks, NECC parent Mike McKenna drove from Los Angeles to Jupiter Beach, FL, meeting with autism advocates, supporters, and NECC staff alumni along the way. He also raised more than $86,000. McKenna’s drive uncovered heartwarming stories and hard truths about autism such as limited resources, awareness, and staffing.
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)
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
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,
Heather Morrison, Director of Administration at The New England Center for Children (NECC), recently spoke with NBC 10 Boston about the importance of reopening schools, specifically highlighting the crucial role that in-person education plays in the development of 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
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfqOPGMXmqA NECC - A History of Innovation, a Future of Continued Growth Southborough, Mass. – August 13, 2020 – The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today its 45th anniversary and the kick-off of a year celebrating the breadth and depth of its
Since its founding on August 11, 1975, The New England Center for Children (then the Efficacy Research Institute) has been a pioneer in autism treatment. While the increase in the number of students served through home-based, day, and residential programs, as well as partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, and the ACE® ABA