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

The New England Center for Children’s Abu Dhabi School Wins Award for Best Inclusion Initiative

2019-08-06T18:05:19-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

The New England Center for Children's sister school in Abu Dhabi – The Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education operated by The New England Center for Children (MRC-NECC), in partnership with Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE), won Best Inclusion Initiative in the Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards. The Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards

NECC Announces Will Green as 2018 Outstanding Alumnus

2019-08-06T18:01:39-04:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

William Green has been named The New England Center for Children's Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. This award is bestowed upon NECC alumni who demonstrate inspiring personal, vocational and/or academic achievement. Will is 23-years-old and was a student at NECC from 2003 to 2017, and today works full-time at Whole Foods. The award will be

“Road to Employment” Maps Path of Vocational Training for Students with Autism at NECC

2019-08-06T18:05:19-04:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

For students with autism, transitioning from school to the workforce can be challenging. Forty-two percent of young adults with autism (ages 21-25) have never worked a paying job. The New England Center for Children (NECC) helps prepare students for the workplace with a comprehensive Vocational Training program.  NECC recently installed a “road map” to showcase

NECC Celebrates National Disability Employment Month

2019-08-06T18:05:19-04:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

The New England Center for Children is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEA) Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “America’s