The Infant Sibling Research Project at NECC is featured on Health Watch, including interviews with Dr. Becky MacDonald and an NECC family participating in the early detection and intervention study of infants. Watch and read more...
NECC’s Dr. Bill Ahearn, Director of Research, was a featured guest on ABA Inside Track’s podcast. Listen here…
NECC Infant Sibling Project Seeks to Improve Early Identification and Treatment of Autism in Infants
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.