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Press Releases

10/9/17
Renowned Experts in Applied Behavior Analysis Join May Institute’s Clinical Leadership Team
Ivy Chong, Ph.D., BCBA-D; Richard B. Graff, Ph.D., LABA, BCBA-D; and Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D – have recently joined May Institute’s clinical leadership team. more


10/5/17
Dr. Ivy Chong Joins May Institute as Vice President of Home, School, and Center-based Services
In her new position, Dr. Chong supervises the day-to-day operations of all May Institute’s home-based, school, and center-based programs, and ensures that services delivered are of the highest quality. more


10/3/17
Dr. Richard B. Graff Joins May Institute as Senior Vice President of Clinical Training and Services
In his new position at May Institute, Dr. Graff will oversee the implementation of applied behavior analysis (ABA) training at all levels and lead the organization’s Continuing Education programs and educational affiliations with ABA programs. more


09/28/17
May Institute’s School in Randolph Holds Special Olympic Day Games
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09/21/17
May Institute Opens New Massachusetts Center in Wilmington for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The new May Center for ABA Services will provide full day, half-day, and after-school services that feature one-on-one instruction based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA), the methodology universally recognized as crucial for working with children with a diagnosis of ASD or other behavioral or developmental disabilities. more


08/25/17
May Institute Centers for Adult Services Earn National Accreditation
“This achievement is an indication of your organization’s dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served,” wrote Brain J. Boon, Ph.D., CARF’s President and CEO, in a letter to May Institute. more


08/24/17
May Institute’s School for Children with Autism in West Springfield Moves to Capital Drive; Open House Planned for October 3
“We hope many members of the community will be able to join us for our Open House on Tuesday, October 3, from 1:00 – 3:30 pm," said Executive Director Erica Kearney, M.A., BCBA. more


08/14/17
May Institute Announces Expansion of Evidence-based Autism Services in North Carolina
May Institute has announced that the May Center for ABA Services in Jacksonville, N.C., (formerly the May Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder), has changed its name, expanded its program offerings, and widened its service area. more


08/11/17
May Institute Receives $9,000 Grant From Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
"This grant supports our 'MAY You Be Healthy' health and wellness initiative at May’s five special education schools in Massachusetts and California. The Million Dollar Round Table Foundation funding allows us to purchase indoor and outdoor gym equipment to increase opportunities for physical activity for the children and young adults in our care,” said Mary Tiernan, Senior Vice President of Philanthropy. more


08/9/17
Alice Shillingsburg Named Vice President of Applied Verbal Behavior at May Institute
Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, the new Vice President of Applied Verbal Behavior, comes to May Institute from the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, Ga., where she was the Program Director of the Language and Learning Clinic. more


07/19/17
May Institute Earns Prestigious Communications Awards for Annual Report
May Institute recently earned first place awards for its 60th Anniversary Year Annual Report from both the Publicity Club (Pub Club) of New England and the New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo). more


07/5/17
May Institute Awarded a $250,000 Grant from Kessler Foundation
May Institute will partner with WORK Inc. on "Meaningful Jobs" initiative. more


06/22/17
Change in Ownership of May Counseling @ Hyland Clinic in Fall River
May Counseling @ Hyland Clinic, will be transitioning its mental health services to NorthEast Health Services, LLC effective 7/1/17. more


06/8/17
May Institute Appoints Joan Goldberg to Its Board of Trustees
May Institute welcomes Joan Goldberg, J.D., Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., to its Board of Trustees. more


05/26/17
Intensive Summer Program Open for Young Children with ASD!
The May Center for Early Childhood Services in Randolph, Mass., is offering an intensive summer program for young children, ages 3 – 7, with autism spectrum disorder. more


05/20/17
Letter to the Editor: May, WORK Inc. form Center for Integrated Adult Autism Services
The goal of the Center is to equip individuals with the skills, resources, and supports they need to live and work successfully in their communities throughout the state. more


05/10/17
May Institute Fundraisers Raise $185,000 for Technology Enhancements
"Where Hope and Possibility Blossom" fundraisers in Holyoke and Boston, Mass., helped May Institute raise funds to purchase high-tech communication and learning tools such as iPads and interactive smart boards for its schools and programs. more


04/12/17
May Center School for Children with Autism Expands, Moves to Wilmington
The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, previously located in Woburn, has moved to 50-E Concord Street in Wilmington. Join us for a ribbon-cutting event on May 12! more


03/31/17
May Institute Offers “A Closer Look” at Autism with 30 Topics for 30 Days
April is Autism Awareness Month more


03/22/17
May Counseling Center in Walpole Transitioning Mental Health Services
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03/3/17
May Institute’s Fundraiser in Holyoke to Support Program and Technology Enhancements
Where Hope and Possibility Blossom, a May Institute fundraiser, will be held on April 5th in Holyoke, Mass., to raise funds for program and technological enhancements to benefit individuals with special needs served in western Massachusetts. more


03/3/17
May Institute Fundraiser in Boston to Support Program and Technology Enhancements
Where Hope and Possibility Blossom, a May Institute fundraiser, will be held on April 13th in Boston to raise funds for technological enhancements to benefit children, adolescents, and adults served by the organization. more


03/1/17
East Bridgewater Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Faytonia Love, Assistant Program Manager in the Residential Services program at the May Center School for Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders in Brockton, Mass., has received May Institute's highest employee honor. more


03/1/17
Holyoke Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Jenna Garvey, Lead Teacher at the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in West Springfield, has received May Institute's highest employee honor. more


03/1/17
Centerville Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Julie Hopper, Senior Human Resources Business Partner at the May Center for Adult Services in Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts, has received May Institute's highest employee honor. more


03/1/17
Randolph Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Lindsay Emmanuel, Curriculum Coordinator for the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, has received May Institute's highest employee honor. more


03/1/17
Dracut, Mass., Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Michael McKenna, Assistant Director of Residential Services for the May Center for Adult Services in Eastern Massachusetts, has received May Institute's highest employee honor. more


03/1/17
Springfield, Mass., Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award
Zaida Carter, Billing Coordinator for May Institute’s Consultation Services in Western Massachusetts, has received May Institute's highest employee honor. more


02/21/17
May Institute Home-based and School Consultation Services Earn National Accreditation
May Institute’s home-based and school consultation services in Massachusetts, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia have been re-accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). more


01/25/17
May Institute Reflects on Achievements of 2016, Focuses on the Future
Energized by its success and momentum, the award-winning nonprofit has ambitious plans to expand its services and international impact in the coming year. more


01/24/17
Kessler Foundation Grants $250,000 to May Institute in Massachusetts
May Institute and its National Autism Center (NAC) will collaborate with Work, Inc., one of New England’s leading agencies in providing employment for people with disabilities, to develop a program to identify and train adults with ASD to work in this field. more


01/11/17
May Institute Awarded $4,000 Grant From Autism License Plate Proceeds
May Institute has received a $4,000 grant from the Autism Services Grants Council. The grant will support May's adult services in Florida. more