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Press Releases

12/16/14
10 Ways to Support Families of Children with Autism this Holiday Season
Hanna C. Rue, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Executive Director of the National Autism Center at May Institute, offers some suggestions on how you can make the holidays happier for families who have children with special needs. more


12/2/14
May Institute Supports Civilian and Military Families in Need of Autism Services
May Institute is proud to announce that, for the fifth consecutive year, it is among the selected beneficiaries of the U.S. Government’s Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The CFC is the world’s largest annual workplace charity campaign, raising millions of dollars each year for nonprofit organizations that provide health and human service benefits in countries around the world. more


11/25/14
National Autism Center Provides Critical Autism Resources
The National Autism Center is proud to be among the selected beneficiaries of the U.S. Government’s 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The CFC is the world’s largest annual workplace charity campaign, raising millions of dollars each year for nonprofit organizations that provide health and human service benefits in countries around the world. more


11/17/14
HUB International New England Charity Golf Tournament Benefits May Institute
Representatives from HUB International New England, LLC, a branch of one of North America’s leading insurance brokerage firms, recently presented members of May Institute’s senior leadership team with a gift of $12,000 to support the Institute’s programs and services for individuals with autism and other special needs. more


10/27/14
May Institute Adult Services Earn National Accreditation
May Institute’s adult services in Florida, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire have been re-accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). more


10/14/14
May Institute Expands Services, Opens May Center for Evaluation and Treatment
May Institute has opened the May Center for Evaluation and Treatment to serve children, adolescents, adults, and families with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental disabilities, as well as those who have behavior disorders and mental health diagnoses. more


09/24/14
May Institute Opens Autism Center for Families in Colorado Springs
May Institute has opened a new May Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Colorado Springs, Colo., to serve military and civilian families and their children at nearby military installations and in surrounding communities. more


08/26/14
May Institute Prepares for 60th Anniversary with New Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan
The organization’s leadership team recently completed an in-depth planning process that culminated in the unveiling of a comprehensive three-year strategic plan. more


08/13/14
Depression is Real: 1 in 4 Adults in the United States Battles Mental Illness
Mr. Williams was one of tens of millions of Americans affected by mental health issues, or mental illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 25% percent of adults in the United States have a mental illness. more


08/6/14
May Institute’s Chief Information Officer Wins Prestigious Boston Business Journal Award
Kevin M. More, M.B.A., May Institute’s Chief Information Officer, has been named one of two 2014 CIO award winners from the nonprofit sector by the Boston Business Journal. more


07/2/14
May Institute Home-based and School Consultation Services Earn National Accreditation
May Institute has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for the home-based and school consultation services it provides to public schools, educational collaboratives, private agencies, families, and individuals. more


06/25/14
May Institute Earns Four Prestigious Awards for Excellence in Communications
May Institute recently earned four awards for excellence in communications from two prominent New England organizations. more


06/14/14
Hair of Fame Salon Raises $6,800 to Help May Institute’s National Autism Center Offer Critical Information and Services
Representatives from Hair of Fame salon in Springfield, Mass., have presented May Institute’s National Autism Center with a check for $6,800 to support programs and services that benefit individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). more


06/13/14
May Institute Appoints Martha Sloan Felch and Nancy Nager to its Board of Trustees
May Institute’s Board of Trustees has appointed two new members: Nancy Nager, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Founder and President and Chief Executive Officer of Specialized Billing Services and Specialized Healthcare Services; and Martha Sloan Felch, Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager of Commercial Lending at Blue Hills Bank. more


05/6/14
Alden Trust Grant Helps Bridge Technology Gap for Students with Brain Injury
May Institute has received a $10,000 grant from the John W. Alden Trust to help bridge the technology gap at its school in Brockton, Mass., for children and adolescents with brain injury. more


04/2/14
Award-Winning Campaign Asks, “Does Someone You Love Have Autism?”
Does someone you love have autism? May Institute, a national nonprofit organization, will ask that question to hundreds of thousands of people during April, National Autism Awareness Month. May Institute provides critical services, and access to services, for children and adults with autism and other special needs throughout the country. more


03/28/14
Commentary: Joint Statement from the National Autism Center and May Institute Regarding CDC's New Rate of One in 68 Children Identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Within hours of the release, conflicting opinions on the veracity and accuracy of, and meaning behind, these statistics were voiced. Regardless of interpretations, the call to action is clear. more


02/12/14
South Yarmouth Resident Receives May Institute's Prestigious Trustees' Fund Award
South Yarmouth resident Jacqueline Cook, a Program Coordinator for May Institute’s Adult Services division, has received a Trustees’ Fund Award from the Institute’s Board of Trustees. more


02/5/14
Whitman Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Whitman resident Christopher Cushing, Coordinator of Transitional Education at the May Center School for Brain Injury and Related Disorders in Brockton, Mass., has received a Trustees’ Fund Award from May Institute’s Board of Trustees. more


02/4/14
Peabody, Mass., Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Peabody resident Nancy Molligi, a Program Coordinator for May Institute’s Adult Services division, has received a Trustees’ Fund Award from the Institute’s Board of Trustees. more


01/28/14
Billerica, Mass., Resident Receives May Institute's Prestigious Trustees' Fund Award
Billerica resident Veronica DelToro, a teaching assistant and adapted physical education teacher at the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Woburn, has received a Trustees’ Fund Award from the Institute’s Board of Trustees. more