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Leadership Team

Co-Director of the Next Step Program; Speech-language Pathologist at the Manville School
Matthew Arnold, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech-language Pathologist at the Manville School, where he has run small and large groups focused on social cognition, pragmatics, and problem solving, for the past fourteen years.  During his time at the Manville School, Mr. Arnold has honed his abilities in assessing and providing effective interventions for many students with ASD.  A recipient of the Cotsen Award for Excellence in Teaching Students with Asperger's Syndrome, Mr. Arnold has participated on Full Bio...
Andrew Cedrone
Co-Director of the Next Step Program
Andrew Cedrone is a licensed mental health counselor and school adjustment counselor in Wakefield Massachusetts, where he runs the therapeutic learning center at Galvin Middle School. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.A in Psychology and received his MEd in mental health counseling from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Mr. Cedrone has spent his entire career supporting and teaching social emotional learning skills in school settings and consults Full Bio...
Noelle Vega
Assistant Clinical Director, Next Step; Clinician and Upper School Clinical Coordinator Manville School
Noelle Vega, Psy.D., M.S.W., C.A.G.S. is a clinician and the upper school clinical coordinator at the Manville school where she works directly with students with diverse emotional, social, and behavioral challenges. Previously, Dr. Vega worked as a school psychologist where she led various social skill groups as well as consulted with parents and teachers to assist in supporting students through evidence based practice. Previous experience also includes leading a social skills group for college Full Bio...