Press Releases

May Institute Educational Services Earn National Accreditation
May Institute’s educational services for students with special needs have received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). more

Statement from May Institute Regarding Impact of State Cuts on Programs for Adults with Disabilities
The most recent round of cuts to the MassHealth budget will have direct repercussions on the lives of more than 7,000 individuals with disabilities being served through the state’s Day Habilitation programs, on their families, and on the organizations that serve them. more

May Institute Endorses National Autism Center Report on Autism Treatments
The report includes, among other findings, 11 “established” treatments that produce beneficial outcomes and are known to be effective for individuals (under 22) on the autism spectrum. more

May Center for Child Development School in West Springfield To Hold Tag Sale to Support Autism Services
The Center will sponsor a Tag Sale on Saturday, September 19, to raise funds to support its participation as one of the beneficiaries of the Rodman Ride. more

Teacher Inspired by Children with Autism Releases New Single Featuring Award-Winning Recording Artist
Proceeds to Support May Center for Child Development School; Song to Be Performed Live at Brockton Rox Game on September 2 more

May Institute Selected by Hollywood East Connection for Fundraising Campaign on to Support Autism Programs
Donate to May Institute when you shop at Amazon thanks to Hollywood East Connection! more

May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch “Cars for Classrooms” Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism
Award-winning car toys offer schools innovative teaching tool for children with autism more

May Institute Students Celebrate Traditional Rite of Passage
Teens and adolescents with autism attend Center’s first prom more

Media Advisory: Proposed Budget Cuts to Disability Services Not Responsible Course of Action
The Senate’s proposed FY10 budget, which includes $115 million in cuts to disability services, directly impacts the health and well-being of 21,000 individuals with disabilities and their families. more

The Southeast Regional Autism Center Teams Up With Challengers Little League Baseball to Sponsor “Salute to Safety”
Families of children with special needs are invited to attend “Salute to Safety” – an event that combines fun and games with important safety information – on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. more

May Institute Adult Services Earn National Accreditation
May Institute’s adult services – including community housing and integration, supported living, and employment services in Connecticut, Florida, and Massachusetts more

May Institute, MBTA Team up to Promote Autism Awareness
Campaign Launches with Support from the National Autism Center and United Benefit Services more

Ralph Sperry, Ph.D., Named Senior Vice President of Consultation Services for May Institute
Dr. Sperry is well qualified to lead the Institute's professional consultation team in providing outstanding services to the more than 200 school systems more

May Institute Honors Stephen Peck of United Benefit Services
May Institute, a national network of educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services, recently presented Stephen H. Peck, Managing Partner of United Benefit Services, with the Institutes first annual more

Media Advisory: What Every Parent Should Know About Brain Injury
Leading Cause of Death and Disability for Children and Adolescents more

Southeast Regional Autism Center Families Saddle Up As Part of the Center’s Social Skills Development Program
Boss Volunteers from Fort Benning join families for a day of horseback riding at Little Creek Farm more

Media Advisory: Vaccine Court Ruling Underscores Need for More Autism Research
While Causes of Autism Unclear, Much is Known About Effective Treatment more

May Institute Honors Employees with Trustees’ Fund Awards
Established in 1993, the Trustees’ Fund Awards recognize staff members who exemplify the Institute’s ideals of service and professionalism. more

May Institute Participates in Rodman Ride for Kids; Raises More than $143,000
With strong support from top corporate sponsors Stephen H. Peck & Associates, Merrill Lynch, and Todson, Inc., May Institute board members, employees more

May Institute Launches Pediatric Specialty Center in Santa Clara County
Ribbon-Cutting Celebration Honors Cadence Design Systems for $1.045M Donation more