“Helping Individuals with Special Needs Learn & Grow”

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…

Welcome Back-to-School

We at Durand hope you had a great summer!  Our dedicated staff has been working hard to prepare for another amazing school year, building on the success and accomplishments of last year.  The Durand school year is truly going to be a place filled with laughter, passion, and learning.

Know that every mentor and teacher at Durand is valued and holds tremendous worth.  Each school year is a testament of how we accomplish tremendous success when we work together.

To the students, we truly care about each one of you.  You are the reason we come to work every day. You matter to each and every one of us. We hope that every day, you leave our building knowing how special you are and just how much potential you hold.

To the parents and guardians, you are just as important. Without you, we will not reach our full potential as a school. We value you and your opinions and look to you as a partner in your child’s education.

We know this is a team effort. This school year is filled with unlimited potential and we are ready to meet the challenges head on!  Please enjoy a slideshow of our school below.


Durand mini-triathlon sends off school nurse Linda Garrett to CNN Fit Nation triathlon

A mini-triathlon, gold medal pool event for Durand, Inc. students went “swimmingly” as a send-off for school nurse Linda Garrett heading to the 2015 CNN Fit Nation Triathlon in Malibu. Linda is one of only six members of Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s national team. Special thank you to The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Retrospect for the great coverage!  Read more on…

Honoring Assemblyman Troy Singleton

Recipient of the 2015 Durand Outstanding Community Service Award When: Friday, June 5, 2015, 7 PM – 11 PM Flying W Airport, 60 Fostertown Road, Medford, NJ What: Selected as one of the Best Society Events by the Courier-Post, get ready to land in a prime position to savor some of the most sought-after food in the region. Following the…

Event media partner SJ Magazine

Durand, Inc. wants to correctly attribute and recognize our Temple Grandin event media partner SJ Magazine, the “Heart & Soul of South Jersey,” a friend and supporter of Durand, Inc. for many years, prominently listing our fundraising events in its calendar section and regularly publishing our event photos. For this latest event, SJ Magazine’s stellar advance feature magazine coverage of…

I See, Through You.

Durand (www.durandac.org & www.durandfoundation.org) is thrilled to premier their new PSA film produced in collaboration with SQ Productions (www.sqproductions.com).

“I See, Through You.” is a crude glimpse into the world of an individual with Autism. This is not meant to be an actual representation, but a dramatic portrayal. We hope it provides you with some understanding as to why organizations like Durand exist.

When we reach out to help others, communities grow stronger and those who need help are able to become more independent and enjoy a better quality of life, and that is a cause worth fighting for.

Dr. Temple Grandin Event Sponsors

On behalf of the Durand, Inc., we would like to publicly thank the generous local sponsors of An Evening with Temple Grandin and Eustacia Cutler which will take place on January 13, 2012.  With your support, this event will help raise money to keep our programs and services running.   This organization could not prosper without your generous support. Thank you all…