The Worcester Business Journal features NECC's global expansion, including the opening of a new school for children with autism in Lebanon. Read the article....
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The New England Center for Children announced Lauren Mossman, BCaBA, has received this year’s Maria Felix Lonergan Memorial Award. The Maria Felix Lonergan Award is presented annually to an individual for outstanding contributions in three areas of Maria's lifework as an autism education professional: mentorship, advocacy of effective education, and professionalism. Lauren is a speech
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
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
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 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
In June, Chief Development Officer and NECC Parent, Jared Bouzan, was recently featured on Comcast Newsmakers. He spoke with Jenny Johnson about NECC's programs and services, including the ACE -Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia, as well as NECC's impact on families both locally and around the globe. Watch the video below.
Applied Research Presented in Conjunction with the Simmons College On-site Graduate Training Program
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
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