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Preparing those with special needs for the holidays

By Molly Voss, DNP, ANP-BC Nurse practitioner, Bancroft and Marcroft   The holidays are supposed to be a time ...

What is a DSP?

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are caregivers who work with people with physical or intellectual/developmental disabilities, helping them ...

Creative Ways to Beat the Heat

With schools on break and temperatures rising, a Bancroft Activities Coordinator offers creative solutions for parents scrambling to ...

Swim Safe: Tips for Spending Time at the Pool

A dip in the pool is a great way to have fun and stay cool, but accidents can ...

The Importance of Socialization and Play

Being active and having fun have countless benefits for all children – from combating obesity to building confidence and ...

Smart Medicine: Is my child’s medication causing problems?

Who hasn’t taken a dose of headache medicine every now and then? The simple fact is that ...
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How do Speech Therapists Work with Children with Autism?

By Michelle Frankenthaler, MCD, CCC-SL Senior speech therapist at The Bancroft School Two of the hallmark characteristics of ...

Finding Joy, Whatever Our Challenges

Every child deserves to live a life of happiness and fulfillment, but ‘happiness’ comes in many forms. A ...

Picky Eater or True Food Sensitivity?

 Most parents are familiar with the mealtime struggle, but when does picky eating cross over into a true ...

Rebounding from a Fall: What to Know

[caption id="attachment_6989" align="alignnone" width="326"] Yvonne Van Bochove, physical therapist at Bancroft NeuroRehab with patient.[/caption] Accidental ...