May Institute


Julia Burgess, M.S., M.B.A.
Senior Director, Strategic and Corporate Communications
781.437.1348
jburgess@mayinstitute.org

Press Releases

12/13/10
National Autism Center Educator Manual Earning Rave Reviews
Almost 90 Percent of Respondents Report Greater Knowledge about Treatments for Autism more


12/9/10
May Institute Buys Randolph Building Thanks to $16M Bond Issued by MassDevelopment
The organization plans to use bond proceeds to purchase 14 Pacella Park Drive in Randolph, which it currently uses for a day habilitation program and administrative offices. more


11/29/10
May Institute and Borders® Team Up to Raise Funds to Support Children and Adults with Autism and Other Special Needs
During Benefit Days on December 3-5, Borders® will donate up to 25 percent of every purchase made with a special event voucher during in-store or online check-out. more


11/22/10
Winter Session of May Institute’s Speakers Series: Experts on Autism Kicks Off with “Going to Grandma’s House for the Holidays”
This popular series is one of May Institute’s community-based programs designed to provide information about autism. more


11/8/10
May Institute Continues Expansion of Critical Autism Services in Military Communities
Expands Services to Fort Campbell in Kentucky/Tennessee more


11/3/10
May Institute Launches Holiday Drawing Contest for Kids at Borders®
Show your support for children and adults with autism and other special needs more


10/18/10
Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic in Randolph Expands Services
New Facility Offers Additional Resources and Prompt Access to Care more


09/8/10
May Institute Named a Beneficiary of U.S. Government’s Combined Federal Campaign
Earns Prestigious Independent Charities of America Seal of Excellence more


09/3/10
Suicide Prevention Week: Addressing Adolescent Suicide
To mark Suicide Prevention Week, September 5-11, 2010, May Institute offers these methods for preventing adolescent suicide. more


08/9/10
Statement Regarding the Signing of ARICA Legislation by Governor Patrick
The Governor’s passage of the Act Relative to Insurance Coverage for Autism (ARICA) marks a crucial milestone for the thousands of families who have waited too long for treatment services for their children with autism. more


07/20/10
May Institute Responds to Critical Need for Autism Services in Military Communities
May Institute announces an expansion of services to Fort Hood in Texas. more


07/16/10
May Institute Earns Five Prestigious Awards for Excellence in Communications, PR, Marketing
May Institute recently received five awards for excellence in communications, public relations, and marketing from three prominent New England organizations. more


07/15/10
May Institute Names New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Clinical Officer
May Institute, a leading national provider of educational, behavioral, and rehabilitative services for individuals with special needs, has announced the appointment of Ralph Sperry, Ph.D., as Chief Operating Officer and Lauren Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP, as Chief Clinical Officer. more


06/14/10
Statement Regarding Passage of Autism Insurance Reform Bill Crucial for Families Living With Autism
Because autism is a disorder that is not covered by insurance, many families are forced to make personal and financial sacrifices in order to pay for effective treatments that can change the trajectory of a child’s future. more


06/11/10
Media Advisory: Conference Committee Urged to Restore Critical Disability Services to FY11 Budget
Before the Massachusetts House/Senate conference committee sit two versions of the proposed FY11 budget that include up to $22 million in cuts to disability services, directly impacting the health and well-being of over 2,200 individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. more


05/7/10
Commentary: May Institute’s Chief Clinical Officer Responds to Anti-bullying Legislation
We applaud the state legislature and Governor for working together to sign into law a comprehensive measure to aggressively address school bullying across the Commonwealth. more


04/17/10
May Institute and Safe Kids Columbus Teach Child Safety Skills to Children with Autism and Other Special Needs
First responders from the local community and staff from the Southeast Regional Autism Center and Safe Kids Columbus will teach families and children with special needs how to stay safe and respond in the event of an emergency. more


04/13/10
May Institute Marks 55 Years of Leadership in Serving Individuals with Autism and Other Special Needs
Since its founding, May Institute has evolved from one small Massachusetts school for children with autism into an award-winning national nonprofit network more


03/31/10
May Institute, LoJack Team up to Promote Autism Awareness on the MBTA
Campaign Launches Today at a Press Conference at South Station in Boston more


03/23/10
Press Conference to Announce May Institute’s Autism Public Awareness Campaign on MBTA Transit System
Campaign launches with corporate sponsorship from LoJack. more


03/11/10
Advisory: What Every Parent Should Know About Brain Injury
Leading cause of death and disability for children and adolescents more


01/22/10
May Institute Raises More than $173,000 for Critical Children’s Services
Efforts Through Rodman Ride for Kids Exceed 2009 Fundraising Goal more


01/13/10
National Autism Center Publishes Autism Manual for Educators
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