NECC Infant Sibling Project Seeks to Improve Early Identification and Treatment of Autism in Infants

2019-08-06T18:04:52-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in autism education and research for children with autism, announced the Infant Sibling Project, a research study to identify early signs of autism in infant siblings of children with autism and to develop interventional treatments. Led by Dr. Becky MacDonald, the Infant Sibling Project seeks

NECC Presents 39 Papers, Workshops, Symposia and Posters at the annual BABAT Conference

2019-08-06T18:04:52-04:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

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

Jacquelyn MacDonald Named NECC Educator of the Year

2019-08-06T18:04:53-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

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 and ADEK Agree to Extend Education Contract in Abu Dhabi

2019-08-06T17:58:56-04:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

The New England Center for Children and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) have agreed to extend NECC’s contract for management of the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education operated by The New England Center for Children, a school and research center for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The school

NECC and ACE Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

2019-08-06T18:05:20-04:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

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

2019-08-06T18:04:53-04:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

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

Research News – Spring 2018

2019-08-06T18:04:53-04:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

The New England Center for Children (NECC) just released the latest research newsletter, News and Notes About Scientific Research on ASD and Other Developmental and Behavioral Disorders which can be found at the following link: Spring Research News and Notes The purpose of this newsletter is to provide information to families, practitioners, and researchers in

NECC Celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month with 20 Years of Dental Health Education and Desensitization for Children with Autism

2019-08-06T18:04:53-04:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

The New England Center for Children celebrated National Children’s Dental Health Month in February with its Improving Oral Hygiene program to provide dental services and desensitize children with autism to the dental office experience. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this innovative dental program that has helped hundreds of children and teenagers with autism.

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