We Are Hiring!

We are hiring for Direct Care Professionals (AM & PM Shifts). Durand provides services to developmentally disabled and behaviorally challenged individuals. Positions provide direct care and support in life skills, transportation and integration into the community for residents.

In Memoriam – Patricia Lennon

Patricia Lennon, aka Pat, aka Patty Pie, aka Ma Lennon, aka Mrs L, aka the Tough Muffin, departed this life on June 12, in her 98th year. She took flight peacefully, at home, and surrounded by the people she loved most. Olga Patricia Heyn was born on Staten Island, New York, in

Swim Program Caters to Children With Autism

Playtime can get a little bit more complicated during the hot summer days for children with autism. A new swim program at the Brandywine YMCA and other summer programs are offering safe, sensory-friendly outlets for families. 

Young man with autism shares his journey with Action News

Laura Gaffney, Durand’s Family Support Coordinator, and her son Andrew, now 26 with autism was interviewed by Alicia Vitarelli. This is an incredible story of Andrew overcoming his disability to achieve a successful and fulfilling family, work and social life as well as Laura’s long-time relationship with Durand as a client and

Fidget Spinner

The Rise of Fidget Spinners

Why They Are So Popular and How They Can Help Your Child with Autism Fidget spinners have been around since the mid-90’s and are now starting to gain widespread attention. Fidget Spinners have risen in popularity all over the nation, but what many do not know is that they first started as a

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Durand Executive Offices & Community Services

The staff at Durand come to work each day to educate and empower the students of Durand to help them strive above their disability and to achieve new levels of success and happiness.