Improving Autism Education Through Research

2023-03-14T11:43:51-04:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: Annual Report, News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

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.

Dykes, Rae Win 2022 Myrna Libby Award

2022-09-01T09:08:25-04:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

NECC has announced that Samantha Dykes and Lauren Rae were named the 2022 winners of the Myrna E. Libby Scholar Award, which honors one student enrolled in each of the onsite graduate programs whose work exemplify Myrna Libby’s vision that research guides the education and treatment of individuals with autism.

NECC and Simmons University Celebrate 30 Years of Partnership

2022-08-24T14:41:01-04:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

A cornerstone of NECC’s mission is training the next generation of autism educators. One of the ways that NECC achieves this goal is through offering free on-site graduate programs through its partnerships with nationally accredited universities. This fall, Simmons will welcome NECC staff to its program for the 30th year.

NECC/Simmons Grad Students Share Applied Autism Research Projects

2022-07-20T09:59:11-04:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

On July 13, staff members from The New England Center for Children (NECC) enrolled in the Simmons University Applied Autism Research graduate program, along with their professors, presented their research proposals during a poster session at NECC’s campus in Southborough.

NECC Staff Receive Master’s Degrees from Simmons University

2022-06-09T12:04:27-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

On May 20, 38 NECC staff received their Master of Science in Education with an autism specialization designation degree from Simmons University during their 2022 Commencement. During the ceremony, several NECC/Simmons graduates were also recognized with special awards for their exceptional work in the graduate program.

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