Bancroft | One World For Everyone

Who We Are

Bancroft is a leading nonprofit provider of specialized services for individuals with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities and those in need of neurological rehabilitation. Through our innovative continuum of care, Bancroft offers a comprehensive range of services for unlocking each person’s full potential and meeting his or her changing needs, including: brain injury rehabilitation, special education, vocational training and supported employment, structured day programs, campus and community living programs, and behavioral supports. For nearly 130 years, Bancroft has been pioneering new ways of helping people with disabilities lead independent and fulfilling lives. Based in Cherry Hill, N.J., the organization serves more than 1,500 individuals annually in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Bancroft Mission

Bancroft provides opportunities to children and adults with diverse challenges to maximize their potential.

Just Be…Helen

Helen Practicing Interview Skills

Helen Practicing Interview Skills

A parent’s blog series.

A parent’s blog written by the parents of students attending The Bancroft School.

In our own words, we want to share our experiences about our incredibly special children. It isn’t easy, it isn’t always positive, but it is rewarding, loving, and provides more meaning to the world than we ever imagined. Here is where we can BE one. Here is where we will BE a part of Bancroft.


Planning a trip? Avoid Traveling Triggers for Families with a child with autism.

Many families with children with disabilities are challenged when trying to travel. With summer in full swing, experts at Bancroft have some helpful hints to help create an enjoyable vacation environment for everyone.


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Adam and Winnie the Pooh at Disney

Our World

Our World logo (1)Check out Our World, the quarterly Bancroft newsletter, to stay informed about the latest Bancroft news. In this issue, discover new programs and service offerings for Bancroft individuals, and learn how to register for upcoming events including the second annual Bike for Bancroft.

Stories of Hope

Bill Dwyer, Katie Law, and Cindy Jerome at Bancroft Unplugged

Sharing a Personal Journey of Brain Injury Rehabilitation

At Bancroft’s recent “Unplugged” event in Plainsboro, NJ, Bill Dwyer gave a powerful overview of the challenges and successes he’s faced as part of his brain injury rehabilitation journey. Pictured with him are Katie […]


In The News

CP PhotoBancroft at Burlington Brings New Opportunity in Burlington County to Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Bancroft has expanded with a new adult day and vocational training program located in Burlington County. Together with the Burlington County Special Services School District, Bancroft is bringing its elite services to adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities seeking a comprehensive day program close to home.

The Courier Post recently visited Bancroft at Burlington to learn more… continue reading

Students at the Bancroft Early Education Program Enjoying Halloween

Students at the Bancroft Early Education Program Enjoying Halloween

Enjoying Halloween with a Child with Special Needs

Many families look forward to the excitement of Halloween – creative costumes, school parties and special sweet treats. But, for families with children with special needs, these seasonal festivities can become a source of stress…Continue reading

Bancroft on Campus Shaping Lives For the Future

Bancroft students at Camden Community College Program recently celebrated their graduation. Here is a special story about the impact that the program had on Helen, and her preparation for the next steps.

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Upcoming Events

Supporting Bancroft
Giving Tuesday is December 1!

Bancroft is participating in Giving Tuesday.
To participate, click here!

2016 Butterfly Ball
Save the Date: February 20
Vie in Phialdelphia

Invitations will be sent out soon.
Please click here for information

Professional Development
Bancroft NeuroRehab’s “Heads-Up” Webinar Series


The Effects of TBI on the Aging Brain
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 12pm-1pm


Today there are more than 5 million individuals living with disabilities due to a traumatic brain injury. The normal aging process interacts with the cognitive and physical impairments caused by their injury. This can result in onset of new problems, loss of previous gains and increased need for specialized services.

Presented by: Cynthia Boyer, Ph.D.

Click here to register.

Bancroft’s “Ed of the Class” Webinar Series
Dealing with Aggressive Students: Strategies that Work
Date: December 2, 11 am-12 pm

In the classroom, aggression is the most critical and urgent behavior to address. The most engaging lessons, the most well-thought out curriculum, the most detailed data collection, and the most creative classroom management systems are impossible when there is a student in the class exhibiting aggressive behaviors. Join us as we begin the journey in understanding the functions of aggressive behavior, the development of interventions and behavior plans to address such behaviors, and the evaluation of treatment effectiveness.

Presented by Dr. Marijke Goossens & Dawn Smith
Click here to register.



Special Education
Open Enrollment Education Program – Space is limited!

Bancroft’s nationally recognized school is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Located on Bancroft’s main campus in picturesque Haddonfield, N.J., the program helps students to achieve their maximum level of independence, productivity and fulfillment. Apply today as space is limited! Contact Pat Reid at or (856) 348-4007(856) 348-4007.

Family Meetings and Events
Brain Injury Association Support Group at Bancroft NeuroRehab.

Location: 3900 Church Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Contact: Kristin Lukianovich, 856-616-6431856-616-6431
Time: 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
The support group is the third Monday of every month.

Other Program Meeting Dates Will Be Announced Soon.