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Bancroft School, The

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Essential Information

425 Kings Highway E.
Haddonfield, NJ 08033


Helps children & youth ages 5–21 with intellectual & developmental disabilities.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.bancroft.org

Disabilities Served:
Developmental disability / MR
Neurological impairment

County: Camden

Location (state-county): NJ-Camden

Offers residential program: yes

Services Offered: Vocational Training

Enrollment: 275

Grades or ages of school: Ages 5-21

Gender of students: coed

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

School's Approach: Helps students acquire academic, behavioral, social, adaptive & vocational skills to achieve a greater level of independent functioning.

Update 2015-16: yes

Transportation provided: yes

Adaptive tech used: iPads to SmartBoards

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: ide range of instructional supports based on the needs of each student, including related therapies, assistive technology, behavior plans and nursing services. Community-based instruction, including weekly outings to local stores, banks and other sites.. applied behavior analysis (ABA). “person-centered” model of care.

Support services/therapies offered: speech and language services, occupational and physical therapy, counseling/psychology, nursing services, learning consultation, and social services.

Extracurriculars offered: weekly music and art classes, while a weekly skills-training class helps them explore career possibilities and develop pre-vocational skills. Special Olympics to offer its students a variety of ways to participate in year-round athletic activities, including a six week program during the extended school year in the summer.