May Institute Names Dr. Paul Simeone Vice President of Allied Health and Supportive Technology


Randolph, Mass. – Paul (PJ) Simeone, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ATP, has been named Vice President of Allied Health and Supportive Technology for May Institute, a national nonprofit organization that provides services across the lifespan for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurological disorders, as well as other special needs.

In his new position, Dr. Simeone is responsible for overseeing current and developing new Allied Health and Supportive Technology services across the organization. A specialist in assistive technology (AT) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for people of all ages and abilities, he has 17 years of experience in multiple settings at the individual and organizational level. 

Dr. Simeone’s previous experience includes running a private consulting practice and serving as Vice President of Allied Health Services for a private behavioral health company. Earlier in his career, Dr. Simeone was the Director of Rehabilitation Services for May’s Institute’s special education school in Randolph.

“We are delighted that PJ has returned to the May in this expanded capacity,” says Debra Blair, M.B.A., CMA, CPA, Chief Operating Officer. “His experience and expertise in providing clinical and operational services for adults and children with ASD and developmental disabilities will be invaluable to our organization.”

Dr. Simeone recently earned his doctorate in Clinical Research in Rehabilitation Services from Mass General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions. He also has a master’s degree in Communication Disorders from CUNY Lehman College in Bronx, NY. A researcher with multiple publications related to autism, communication, AT, and AAC, he is a frequent presenter and trainer at the local and national level.

About May Institute
May Institute is a nonprofit organization that is a national leader in the field of applied behavior analysis and evidence-based interventions, serving autistic individuals and individuals with other developmental disabilities, brain injury, neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs. Founded more than 65 years ago, we provide a wide range of exceptional educational and rehabilitative services across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit

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