Online Professional Training Can Improve Results for Those Teaching Children with Autism

2019-10-03T15:00:34-04:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Paraprofessionals, parents, and caregivers looking to increase their knowledge of applied behavior analysis (ABA), and how to apply ABA principles when teaching children diagnosed with autism and related disorders can find support with The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) online, self-paced learning platform, ABAplus™. ABAplus currently offers two course options.                                      The ABAplus Introduction to

NECC Presents 39 Papers, Workshops, Symposia and Posters at the annual BABAT Conference

2019-08-06T18:04:52-04:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a leader in autism education, research, and technology, is proud to participate in the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) 2018 Annual Conference.  NECC has 170 staff attending the conference this week and NECC staff are presenting 39 papers, workshops, symposia, and posters throughout the three-day

Jacquelyn MacDonald Named NECC Educator of the Year

2019-08-06T18:04:53-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

The New England Center for Children announced today that Jacquelyn MacDonald, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, has been named Educator of the Year. This award is bestowed upon an educator who exemplifies commitment, leadership, and excellence in autism education.  The award will be presented at NECC’s annual Children of Promise Gala, to be held on Friday, November 30

NECC Hosts Graduate Students from National University of Ireland, Galway

2019-08-06T18:01:40-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

NECC Southborough is currently hosting three graduate student interns from the National University of Ireland, Galway for one year of intensive training and supervision in applied behavior analysis (ABA) to teach children with autism.  On September 13 & 14, 2018, Dr. Jennifer Holloway, ABA Graduate Program Director, and Dr. Helena Lydon, ABA Clinical Placement Coordinator, both

NECC and ADEK Agree to Extend Education Contract in Abu Dhabi

2019-08-06T17:58:56-04:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

The New England Center for Children and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) have agreed to extend NECC’s contract for management of the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education operated by The New England Center for Children, a school and research center for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The school

Applied Research Presented in Conjunction with the Simmons College On-site Graduate Training Program

2019-08-06T18:04:53-04:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Thirty research posters and four talks were presented in the John and Diane Kim Autism Institute on Thursday, July 12, covering topics such as “A Method for Establishing Conditioned Reinforcers,” “Effects of Response Interruption and Redirection on Stereotypy,” “Evaluating the Effects of Matrix Training on Play Skills,” and “The Effects of Matrix Training on Generalization

NECC Celebrates Graduate Training with Western New England University and Simmons College

2019-08-06T18:01:41-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

This year, 33 NECC staff are completing their master’s degree in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with Western New England University (WNEU). On Wednesday, June 13, NECC held a celebratory luncheon at our Southborough campus.  Along with the ABA graduate program faculty, guests for the luncheon included WNEU Psychology Department Chair Dr. Denine Northrup and NECC

NECC Announces ABAplus, Professional Online Learning Platform for RBT and ABA Training

2019-08-06T18:01:42-04:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

The New England Center for Children announced the availability of ABAplus, a new online learning program for professionals based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). ABAplus is a self-paced, modular learning program to train staff and educators in the treatment of individuals with cognitive and behavioral learning differences. “ABAplus is based on NECC’s 40-plus