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.
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.
Stefanie Upshaw, MS, MCBA, LABA has been a teacher at The New England Center for Children (NECC) for nearly ten years. After graduating from the University of Florida in 2011 with a degree in psychology, she joined Team NECC as a teacher. She was drawn to NECC because of its reputation for providing world-class treatment