William L. Holcomb, Ph.D., BCBA-D  
Southborough, MA

Specialties: Autism

The New England Center for Children
Public School Services
Southborough, MA
Medical Practice
The New England Center for Children
Public School Services
For 40 years The New England Center for Children (NECC®) has provided state-of-the-art education and individualized treatment, with care and respect, for children with autism. An award-winning not-for-profit treatment and education center dedicated to bringing out human potential and creating productive lives, NECC operates a school in Greater Boston and in Abu Dhabi for children from around the world. For more information about NECC, please visit www.necc.org.
B.A., Psychology, University of ConnecticutUndergraduate, 1971 - 1977
M.A., Applied Behavior Analysis, Northeastern UniversityGraduate, 1977 - 1980
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Northeastern UniversityGraduate, 1989 - 1995
Board Certification
2000: Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral
2011 - present Senior Consultant, Public Schools Services Department, The New England Center for Children, Southborough, MA  2010 - present Clinical Adjunct Faculty, School of Arts and Sciences, Western New England University, Springfield, MA
Professional Publications
MacDonald, R. P. F., Green, G., Mansfield, R. C., N., Geckeler, A., G., Gardenier, Anderson, J., Holcomb, W. L., & Sanchez, J. (2007). Stereotypy in young children with autism and typically developing children. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 28, 266-277.

MacDonald, R. P. F., Anderson, J., Dube, W. V., Geckeler, A. S., Green, G., Holcomb, W. L., Mansfield, R. C., & Sanchez, J. (2006). Behavioral assessment of joint attention: A methodological report. Research in Developmental Disabilities.27, 138-150.

Dube, W.V., MacDonald, R. P. F., Mansfield, R. C., Holcomb, W. L. & Ahearn, W. H. (2004). Toward a behavioral analysis of joint attention. The Behavior Analyst, 27, 197-207.
Professional Memberships
Association of Professional Behavior Analysts