On Saturday, May 27, NECC staff and executives joined thousands of attendees at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, where CEO and Founder, Vincent Strully, Jr., accepted the prestigious SABA Award for International Dissemination of Behavior Analysis. NECC is one of only two organizations to receive the award in its history; the award is typically given to an individual.
NECC’s curriculum is based on applied behavior analysis (ABA), the evidence-based, scientific approach that identifies how children with autism learn and what motivates their behavior. What sets NECC apart is a unique three-pronged model combining education (both student and professional), research, and technology, which allows us to refine best educational practices and share our knowledge far and wide.
To date, the organization has helped more than 12,000 children around the world and countless others, thanks to the more than 1,300 master’s level special education teachers and BCBAs trained at NECC, many of whom have gone on to start their own programs or work abroad. By continuing to disseminate our research and technology, train teachers, and empower staff with the practices of applied behavior analysis, NECC will help many more children across the globe reach their potential.