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New England autism treatment, Abu Dhabi-style

When a member of the United Arab Emirates ruling family was diagnosed with autism, a Southborough center answered the call

Vincent Strully, founder and CEO of the New England Center for Children in Southborough, stood before staffers on March 5 to dedicate his school’s latest project. The new $68 million center for children with autism, he told the crowd, is state of the art, with no expense spared.

“It’s by far the leading facility for children with autism anywhere in the world,” Strully declared, speaking from Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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