Durand, Inc. celebrates its 50th anniversary, tracing its roots back to 1972, when Dr. Simone Durand Schulmann founded the groundbreaking, grassroots nonprofit with the inception of the Sunny Day School for children with autism. It all began when Dr. Durand heard the cry of a special needs child. The cry sounded different—it

Making the Future More Secure for Your Loved One with Special Needs

Durand, Inc. invites you to a webinar from Special Needs Funding Coach: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 7:00-8:00 pm Presented by Donald T. Brown, ChFC, ChSNC Learn how to plan for each important stage of life. This includes: Protecting government benefit eligibilityUnderstanding simple but important parts of your willFunding special needs trusts and

Durand Job Fair

Durand will be hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 10am-2pm at 303 Birchfield Drive, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054. Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Seeking a rewarding job in the mental health field? Durand provides services to developmentally disabled and behaviorally challenged

COVID-19 and Autism: Impact on Needs, Health and Healthcare Costs

Autism Speaks: A special report on how COVID has impacted people with autism. As we find in the following analyses, the basic needs, health and economic impacts of COVID-19 on people with an autism diagnosis are substantial, in some case more so than many other health conditions currently prioritized in public health

In Memoriam – Marcel Schulmann

We are sad to announce that Dr. Marcel Schulmann, the husband of our founder Dr. Simone Durand Schulmann, passed away last week at the age of 94. Durand Inc. traces its roots back to 1972 when Simone Durand Schulmann, a pioneer and forward-thinking individual, started her work in providing services to children

Durand Announces New Chairman and Vice President of The Board of Trustees

Marc Sano Durand, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Sano as Chairman and Eileen Unger as Vice President of the Board of Trustees. Sano, who joined the Durand Board in 2017, succeeds Richard Hoffman who resigned as Chairman in September 2020. Richard Hoffman provided many years of excellent leadership

Action for Happiness: Meaningful May Calendar

The world is in crisis. Keep Calm, Stay Wise & Be Kind. This Meaningful May Calendar has daily actions for May 2020 to help us respond to this global crisis with a sense of purpose and meaning. www.actionforhappiness.org/meaningful-may