Opening Doors for Children and Families with Autism
Welcome to The New England Center for Children (NECC®), a school for children with autism located 20 miles west of Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts. We transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology.
Work at NECC
There is perhaps no greater feeling of accomplishment that any individual can experience than the knowledge that they’ve made a truly positive difference in the life of another person.
2016 Maria Felix Lonergan Memorial Award Recipient
Dec 5, 2016Last November NECC lost our dear colleague of nearly 20 years, Maria Felix Lonergan, who courageously fought cancer while working at NECC. In memory of Maria and her significant contributions,…
Screentime Helps Speech: How technology is changing the way autistic children learn language
Dec 1, 2016NECC Director of Speech & Language Services, Beth Bellone, is quoted in this article in Central Massachusetts Health about how children with autism can use technology to assist in language skills…
The ACE is the premier educational system for learners with autism. Our educational package provides BCBAs and Special Educators the ability to assess, teach and evaluate progress using evidence based procedures.
The Public School Services Department extends NECC's knowledge and expertise to over 1000 students in public schools and private agencies across the country.
Our admissions process is designed to be informative for parents/legal guardians while providing the information necessary to determine if the child should be placed at NECC.
NECC has enormous impact on the lives of children with autism
and their families. Through generous donations from the greater
community, NECC continues to be able to provide critical
services to those affected by autism.