May Institute

Press Releases

11/20/07
Towne House Clubhouse Members Celebrate Thanksgiving With the Fall River Community
Local Fall River politicians and state representatives will join the members of May Institute’s Towne House Clubhouse in serving Thanksgiving dinner to members of the community. more


11/15/07
Tips to Avoid Stress Overload This Holiday Season
Advice from Chief Psychologist Dr. Lauren Solotar on how to have a relaxing holiday. more


11/6/07
May Institute to Host PBS Conference; Guest Speaker Erin Gruwell of the Freedom Writers Foundation
Conference aims to teach area educators how to use Positive Behavior Support to improve overall school climate, reduce problem behaviors, and maximize academic achievement. more


10/23/07
May Institute Raises $100,000 Through the Rodman Ride for Kids
One hundred percent of these funds will directly benefit the estimated 16,000 children served by May Institute throughout New England. more


09/24/07
New Southeast Regional Autism Center Responds to Critical Need for Children’s Autism Services
“As the number of children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) increases, one of the many obstacles that both civilian and military families face is finding skilled providers for autism services – early diagnosis, intensive intervention, and effective treatment,” said Walter P. Christian, Ph.D., ABPP, President and CEO of May Institute. more


09/3/07
May Institute’s Consultation Services for Children Earn National Accreditation
Accreditation of May Institute’s home-based and school consultation services is a result of a rigorous peer review process and a demonstration of services of the highest quality, measurability, and accountability. more


05/1/07
Free Autism Seminar
"The Effects of Motivational Operations on Stereotypy: Implications for Assessment and Treatment" more


04/25/07
May Institute Community Services Earn National Accreditation
CARF accreditation was awarded to the Institute’s community housing, supported living, community integration, and child and youth services. more


04/23/07
Faces and Voices of Autism Photo Exhibition to Debut at the State House
The free exhibition is presented by May Institute, a nonprofit organization that serves individuals with special needs, and the National Autism Center, in collaboration with Andrew Child Photography. more


04/19/07
The Bay School’s Experts in Autism Speaker Series Presents Free Autism Seminars for the Community
The seminars are titled, "Behavioral Social/Language Skills Training for Children with Autism," and "The Effects of Motivational Operations on Stereotypy: Implications for Assessment and Treatment." more


04/16/07
Faces and Voices of Autism Exhibition Opens at the State House and Prudential Center
This series of beautiful environmental portraits and stories is intended to raise awareness about autism, while opening a window into the lives of these children which is ordinarily closed to the general public. more


03/28/07
South Shore Leaders to be Honored for Work with Individuals with Special Needs
Senator Michael W. Morrissey, Sheila and Phil Gerety, Jessica MacDonald, Debbie Rademacher, and Louise Voveris to be honored. more


03/16/07
May Institute Expert Offers Tips for Awareness and Prevention of Brain Injury
“Unfortunately, many children and adolescents incur brain injuries that are highly preventable with the use of equipment protection and proper safety measures,” says Gary Pace, Ph.D. more


02/12/07
$7 Million MassDevelopment Bond Supports May Institute
Project will result in creation of 35 new jobs more


02/2/07
May Institute Honors Employees with Trustees’ Fund Awards
Established in 1994, the Trustees' Fund Award recongnizes staff members who exemplify May Institutes' ideals of service and professionalism more


02/1/07
May Institute Receives National Award from the Freedoms Foundation
The Freedoms Foundation National Awards Program was initiated in 1949 to “recognize actions that promote responsible citizenship, support the social, political, and economic rights more


01/31/07
May Institute to Participate in National Autism and Behavior Analysis Convention in Boston
May Institute professionals will share recent research on the treatment of autism at the 2007 Autism Conference, Progress and Challenges in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism more


01/29/07
May Institute’s Autism School to Host Open House
May Center Woburn hosts an open house for families and professionals. more