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Dr. Bob Putnam Co-authors Response to Commentaries on PBIS (Behavior Analysis in Practice)
Robert F. Putnam, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Executive Vice President, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for May Institute, was recently published in Behavior Analysis in Practice (BAP). more

2015 Trustees' Fund Awards Recipients Celebrated!
Congratulations to all of May Institute's Trustee Award winners! more

Mentees, Mentors Set Goals; Program Launches
​May Institute’s Mentoring Program kicked off in October! more

Giving Tuesday!

When Help Is Extra Special: Students Serve Meals and Learn that Giving is Receiving

Framework for Diversity Success: From Micro-Inequities to Building a Culture of Respect, Trust and Greater Understanding
The term “micro-inequities” refers to the ways in which people are singled out, overlooked, ignored or otherwise devalued. more

May Institute was Proud to Host Stars and Rain Educational Institute for Autism from Beijing
They spent two days with us, observing and learning about May services including our schools, home-based services, and school consultation services. more

October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects girls almost exclusively. more

Successful Fundraiser for May Center School in Woburn, Mass.
Woburn's Noodles & Co. donates $1,000 to May Center School located in Woburn, Mass. more

Dr. Beth Jerskey, May Institute’s VP of Professional Training and Research, Co-authors Research Article in the American Journal of Medical Genetics
Beth Jerskey, Ph.D., May Institute’s Vice President of Professional Research and Training, co-authored a research article that was recently published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. more

Step by Step to Success: Helping young adults move out of the classroom and into the community
As published in Exceptional Parent magazine. more

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!
Improving employment opportunities for adults with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) benefits the business community and helps these individuals become more independent. more

September is Safety Month!
Randolph May Center School is celebrating September Safety Month. more

Cradles to Crayons
This May Institute Employee-driven project was aimed at providing shoes and socks to children who are living without. more

Keep Calm and Clip On!
Declan and the May Center in Brockton are Looking for Your Support – and Your Box Tops! more

Travel to China Opens Doors to Collaboration and Sharing Expertise
“We are very excited about collaborating with Stars and Rain to improve services for children and adolescents with ASD in China.” – Dr. Lauren C. Solotar, May Institute President and CEO more

Does Your Child Need Behavioral Health Services?
Perhaps the place to start is by applying for MassHealth insurance (for families living in Massachusetts only). more

The Bay School's Summer Raffle - Be a Winner!
The Bay School, a May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, is holding an exciting Summer Raffle to raise funds for student curriculum and technology! more

Have You Heard?
May Institute Is On WBUR 90.9 FM in Massachusetts! more

Wellness Team Challenge – The Results Are In!
May's Spring Wellness Team Challenge kicked off with more employee participants than we imagined, and what fun! more

Florida Staff Celebrate May Institute’s 60th Birthday in Style

May Institute Clinician Dr. Robert F. Putnam Co-authors Review Published in Behavior Analysis in Practice
Robert F. Putnam, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Executive Vice President, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) for May Institute, co-authored an article about PBIS and applied behavior analysis (ABA) that was published in Behavior Analysis in Practice. more

May School Parents and Caregivers Meet and Support Each Other
“I would highly recommend this group to other parents,” says Sabrina. “It is a very comfortable and inviting open forum that maintains confidentiality and anonymity and provides a great way for finding information, seeking help...” more

Does Someone You Love Have Autism, Brain Injury, or Special Needs?
One of many events throughout our 60th year to introduce you to individuals who are personally impacted by autism, brain injury, or special needs. more

The Bay School Celebrates May Institute’s 60th Birthday
Staff members at The Bay School, a May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Santa Cruz, Calif. recently celebrated May Institute’s 60th birthday in style. more

National Nurses Week 2015
We are celebrating National Nurses' Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. In honor of the remarkable nurses that work at May Institute, we are going to highlight and introduce you to one nurse a day. more

Legislators Visit May Center School for Brain Injury
The May Center School for Brain Injury and Related Disorders in Brockton, Mass., was proud to host their “Invite Your Legislator to School Day" during Brain Injury Awareness Month in March. more

Celebrating Shirley!
​Congratulations to Shirley Gan celebrating 20 years with the May Center School for Brain Injury and Related Disorders! more

2014 Trustees' Fund Awards Recipients Celebrated!
Congratulations to all six of May Institute's Trustee Award winners. more

Snow Dragon Comes to Life!
When Jen Vanora - our amazing art teacher, came to me with an idea to create a snow dragon I was drawn in immediately by the obvious excitement. Jen had a wonderful idea, a plan to execute, and I wanted to support her! It is this kind of out-of-the-box thinking that makes our school so special - Thank you to Jen and all the others - student and staff alike who went along with it! more

Meet U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Daniel Small
Today Staff Sargeant Small presented May Institute with an American flag that was flown over Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. more

Day Hab Participants Package Up Sweet Treats for our Troops
Individuals from the Adult Day Habilitation program in Randolph, Mass., have landed quite a sweet gig. more