DURAND

“Helping Individuals with Special Needs Learn & Grow”

Durand to Award Dr. Stephen M. Shore

On September 21st, Durand will award Dr. Stephen M. Shore with the Dr. Temple Grandin Achievement Award for Excellence in Autism. Diagnosed with “Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies” and “too sick” for outpatient treatment, Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization. Nonverbal until four, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife, and others, Stephen is now a professor…

Durand School accepted as a School of Excellence by NASAT

Durand is very proud to announce that The Durand School has been accepted as a School of Excellence for 2016-2017.  Selection as a NASET School of Excellence is the highest honor a private special education school can achieve through this professional association. The recognition is bestowed on private special education schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional…

Durand, Inc. Presents Dr. James Ball, Ed.D.

Evidence Based Strategies for Learners with Special Needs and Autism Dr. James Ball, Ed.D., BCBA-D President/Chief Executive Officer, JB Autism Consulting Friday, May 9, 2016 at 9:30 AM Durand School 230 N Evergreen Ave. Woodbury, NJ 08096 This presentation will discuss those evidenced based, State-of the-Art strategies that have been proven effective when working with a person with a special need and…

Durand Thrift Store: A Unique Discount Boutique

Contributed by Brittany Rivera Durand Thrift Store is improving and growing! With a new store Manager and an additional employee, Andrew LeBeau (son of Laura LeBeau), we are able to extend our store hours! We are now open Saturdays 10am to 4pm and open later on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, until 7pm. It is very easy to donate to Durand Thrift Store. Services include free pick-up of your items right at your…

Spotlight: Durand’s Behavioral Team

Contributed by Peggy Petrillo Our Behavioral Program is growing… Dr. Jim Ball, Ed.D, BCBA-D has been involved and/or working as a consultant with our Behavioral Program at Durand for over 20 years. Dr. Ball is the President/Chief Executive Officer of JB Autism Consulting, is Chair of the National Board of Directors of Autism Society, and is also a Board Member…

The Faces of Durand

Contributed by Jennifer Hill The “Faces of Durand” campaign is directly inspired by the success of the Facebook page “Humans of New York”. The popular page is boasting well over 16 million likes and consists of photographic street portraits of ordinary people living in New York City accompanied by vignettes of conversations about their lives. The page became successful because…

Gourmet at the Brewery

It’s back! Hosted by the Durand Foundation, the much anticipated Annual Gourmet on the Runway is now Gourmet at the Brewery! Savor a night of fresh twists on hot gourmet trends and craft artisanal beers. Experience an exclusive variety of the region’s most sought after Chefs offering precise-portion tastings while guests enjoy refreshing beers that were handcrafted and brewed on site…

Introducing “Faces of Durand”

What goes on behind these doors? Exactly how is Durand, Inc. “Helping Individuals with Special Needs Learn and Grow”? Introducing “Faces of Durand”, launching this month! Inspired by the popular Facebook page, “Humans of New York” which focuses on the citizens of the city and their stories, “Faces of Durand” is a social media project that will tell our stories…

Durand Welcomes New School Principal Jennifer Amoroso, M.Ed., BCBA

Executive Director Raymond P. Cristofoletti of Durand, Inc., based in Mt. Laurel, has announced that Jennifer Amoroso, M.Ed., BCBA, has joined Durand as new principal of the organization’s K-12 special needs school in Woodbury. “This is an intricate position, involving a variety of skills and the ability to work exceptionally well with students, parents, school districts, staff and administration,” said…