Lakeside Community for Adults with Autism & I/DD
A comprehensive and integrated approach to living with behavior, clinical and medical support
For adults with more complicated behavioral needs who need a higher degree of supervision and support, the Lakeside program in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, balances intensive intervention with skill building in a peaceful rural setting.
The picturesque and sprawling Lakeside community consists of contemporary homes, a community center for a day and vocational program, thriving greenhouse, recreational facilities and a beautiful outdoor environment that invites socialization.
The objective for all individuals is to progress to achieve the skills needed to move to an integrated community setting.
Clinical and support staff focus on pragmatic, cognitive, physical and psychosocial concerns, while managing the unique medical needs of each person in an integrated fashion.
With 24-hour continuous supervision, the Lakeside program offers a wide range of behavior services, including intensive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), on-campus healthcare services, and vocational development activities both on campus and in the community.
Bancroft creates customized assistance and training programs for self-sufficiency in:
- Health management
- Social and recreational activities
- Personal care and hygiene
- Cooking, grocery shopping
- Money management and budgeting
- Public transportation
- Spiritual opportunities