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

Specialties: Autism

Medical Practice
The New England Center for Children
For 32 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
1992 - present: Clinical Assistant Professor, Bouvé College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Department of Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation, and Special Education, Northeastern University, Boston, 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 for Behavior Analysis International