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What is Autism?

What is Autism?

You may have heard the saying that “If you know one person with autism, you know one person with autism.” Autism is a developmental disability – a condition

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Benefits of a Team Approach

Who is on Your Child’s Team? No two children have the exact same needs. That’s why the team approach to supporting children with autism and intellectual and developmental

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Ways to Celebrate Autism

Ways to Celebrate Autism To raise awareness and show support for the beautiful, smart, and unique individuals living with autism, we’ve put together some helpful ways to celebrate autism

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Autism Resources Guide

Here are some resources you can use to celebrate Autism Awareness Month with your friends, family and community! These resources were curated by Bancroft team member, Will Hoheisel,

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What is a DSP?

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are caregivers who work with people with physical or intellectual/developmental disabilities, helping them with daily activities and supporting them in integrating into the community

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Creative Ways to Beat the Heat

With temperatures rising, Bancroft offers creative solutions for parents scrambling to occupy the family during the extra-long days ahead. By Jami M. Smith Program Director, Bancroft Adult Day

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How to design spaces for people with autism

Leading autism-focused news outlet, Spectrum, explores how schools across the country are creating autism-friendly spaces for their students. For individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities,

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