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.

Nicole Day Coordinator
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Utah ACE Specialist
Rachel Development

Latest News

  • NECC Wins Invented Here! Recognition for ACE® ABA Software System
    Oct 6, 2016
    The New England Center for Children® has been honored with an Invented Here! award by the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) for NECC’s ACE® ABA Software System. The recognition was bestowed…

  • Special Olympics Registration
    Sep 15, 2016
    NECC families, Special Olympics soccer is fast approaching and registration is open for all to participate. Registration will remain open until September 23.  If you have a child on our…

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October 24, 2016

The New England Center for Children Inc. added 2 new photos.

Our students love being able to tell people exactly what they want - especially face painting in this photo! #AACAwarenessMonth #augcomm #autism
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The ACE Curriculum

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.

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Public School Services

The Public School Services Department extends NECC's knowledge and expertise to over 1000 students in public schools and private agencies across the country.

Parent Education Series

NECC® offers a series of informational sessions for family members of children with autism. Presentations are open to the public.


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.

550+ Students Are Enrolled at NECC

Support 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.