Empowering Individuals with Disabilities Since 1983

New England Business Associates combines innovation with proven experience to help individuals with disabilities
or other barriers reach their employment and/or education goals. Our programs include supported employment, self-employment, job skills training, and post-secondary education. We are committed to helping each individual we serve realize their full potential.

Upcoming Event

Parent Night
February 18, 2015 at 5:30 pm
The Business Growth Center
Building 101, 1 Federal St, Springfield, MA 01105

Mario has been a public speaker and educator related to understanding Autism over the past 9 years. He initially started presenting as an 8th grade student in order to facilitate an understanding for his peers, what it was like to be diagnosed having an Autism Spectrum Disorder. These presentations evolved into providing education related to ASD at public forums such as Agawam School Board, Agawam High School, Holyoke Community College, Berkshire Hills Music Academy, and multiple times with Community Resources For People With Autism. Mario has received the 2008-2009 Matthew Dandurand Award for his work in Autism Awareness, The Association For Community Living Achievement Award for self-advocacy and advocating for community service funding at various public events, most notably at the State House on April 9, 2012, and a recipient of the Paul D’Amato Volunteer Award June 11, 2013. Mario brings to each presentation his unique understanding of what life is like for him as an individuals with ASD. Mario will be supported by Jason Litto from Community Resources for People with Autism

This event is free to attend and light refreshments will be served.

ReelAbilities Film Festival
February 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm

New England Business Associates is proud to present the 4th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival, promoting awareness and appreciation of lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. On Thursday, February 26th, New England Business Associates will be hosting this event at Springfield Jewish Community Center located at 116 Dickinson St. Springfield, MA 01108. There is a selection of short international films. Light refreshments will be served during intermission. Screening starts at 6:30 pm and ends at 8:00 pm, VELCROŽBrand 100 Camera project Exhibit will be on display before and after screening. This event is free to attend and registration is requested, but not required. To register for this event, please call Springfield Jewish Community Center at 413.739.4715.


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