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ABLE Accounts: What Trusts and Estates Lawyers Need to Know

"Individuals with special needs and their families and advisors are now able to set up ABLE (Achieving a Better Life ...

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ABLE Accounts: What Trusts and Estates Lawyers Need to Know

"Individuals with special needs and their families and advisors are now able to set up ABLE (Achieving a ...

What is LSVT BIG & LOUD® Therapy for People with Parkinson’s?

Patients who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease have options for targeted therapies to help alleviate or ...

Missed Milestones: When should I worry?

Every child hits milestones differently – and some may even bypass certain stages of development. But when does a ...

Easing Back-to-School Jitters

A new school year can bring excitement, promise and a few challenges. But for parents of first-timers or ...

Back to School: What are the Keys to Social Success?

As kids head back to school, it’s important parents help prepare their children emotionally in addition to ...

Picky Eater or True Food Sensitivity?

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

Flu Shot Myths: Know the Facts

As area families settle into their fall routines and students adjust to their back-to-school schedules – and encounter back-to-school ...

Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Meetings: What to Expect?

  Bancroft School senior social worker, Misty Simmons McCrosson, MSW, LSW, shares tips to ease worries for parents ...

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Exploring Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy with Dr. Tracy Kettering

ABA Therapy is an effective treatment for individuals with autism. The specialized treatment enables children to overcome challenging ...

When Brain Injury Becomes a Family Affair

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and to help cultivate understanding of these complicated injuries, one local neuropsychologist ...

Infographic: How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

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Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

Children with autism and their families can enjoy a happy holiday with these tips Dr. Kurt Miceli, M....

All Parents Deserve a Break this Holiday Season

For parents and caretakers of loved ones with special needs like autism, being able to get to those ...

What Does Election Day Mean for Adults with Disabilities?

On November 8, millions of Americans will head to the polls and cast their thoughtful, informed vote for the ...

#InclusionWorks! October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

This month may be best known for pink ribbons and breast cancer awareness, but a lesser-known awareness campaign ...

Safeguard Against Concussions During Summer Sports Camps

This time of year, as area student athletes prepare to head back to school and back to sports, ...

Summer Job Season: Not Just for Teens

This time of year, parents worry about teens building job skills and work ethic through summer gigs, but ...

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Conducting the Special Education School Search

Important Things Parents Should Look For Supplemental Therapies: Individualized therapies are essential to a student-centered learning experience for ...

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What Parents of Children with Autism Worry About Most (INFOGRAPHIC)

Bancroft, in partnership with Ask Your Target Market, conducted a national online poll of parents with children ages 3...

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Planning a Trip? Avoid Traveling Triggers for Families with a Child with Autism

He saw him from afar…it was Winnie the Pooh and Adam had waited as long as he ...

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Snowed In? Get Creative and Avoid Cabin Fever

Tips from Jami Smith, Activities Coordinator with Bancroft’s ABA Center of Excellence As households across our region ...

In-Home Activity Ideas

Arts and Crafts Print out Coloring Pages Ziploc Bag Painting Tissue Paper Painting TV Related Activities Wii Tournament ...

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How to Prepare your Special Needs Child for Halloween

  Many families look forward to the excitement of Halloween – creative costumes, school parties and special sweet treats. ...

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Enjoying the Season with a Child with Special Needs

  This time of year, no family should miss festive holiday outings and opportunities to enjoy public celebrations. ...

Deescalating Disruptive Behaviors: A Guide for Families

Families with school-age children with intellectual or developmental disabilities may be familiar with the emotional roller coaster that ...

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Just Be… Shaun

Bancroft mom, Kathy, share’s her observations from a bowling outing her son participated in which brought a ...

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Just Be… Khalilah

Mom, Ella, shares her pride of her daughter Khalilah in this Just Be blog. Hello, my name is ...

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Just Be… a family blog series

In our own words, we want to share our experiences about our incredibly special children. It isn’t ...

What Makes A “Good” Student?

School districts need to focus on academic achievement, but there are many more behavioral pieces to the special ...

Get Creative to Beat the Heat this Summer

With most South Jersey schools officially on break, one local Activities Coordinator offers creative solutions for parents scrambling ...

Summer Celebrations with a Sensitive Child: Tips for Parents

As South Jersey families celebrate Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and outdoor concerts, one local school principal ...

It’s Graduation Season! Do you Have a Transition Plan?

As high school graduates across the region prepare for the next phase of their education, one local special ...

Too Young for a Stroke? Think Again

As incidences of stroke in a younger population continue to spike across the nation, one local rehabilitation expert ...

Autism Diagnosis: Now What?

April is Autism Awareness Month, and as incidences of autism and developmental disabilities continue to rise, a local ...

Speech Therapy: So Much More Than Words

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month, and as a growing population seeks speech therapy for impairments far ...

Exercise Your Mind: Physical Activity Boosts More than Your Physique

March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and to spread awareness, one local physical therapist shares ways to get ...

Brain Injury 101: Next Steps for Patients and Families

March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and to spread awareness, one local neuropsychologist decodes facts and fallacies in ...

Failed Resolutions? It’s Not You – It’s Science

A local expert in Applied Behavior Analysis uncovers the behavioral reasons why your running sneakers and fitness trackers ...

Step in or Step off? When Being a “Good Samaritan” Might Not Be So Helpful

As incidences of autism and developmental disabilities continue to rise across the nation, a local expert in acute ...