Durand COVID-19 Updates

PROGRAM & AGENCY CLOSURES Durand's main goal is to protect the health and safety of the people we support and our staff. Durand School: The Durand School is closed in compliance with the governor’s order. Day Programs: All three Durand day programs are closed. Residential Programs: All six Durand residential programs remain

Trusted Websites for Information on the Coronavirus

Many employers have asked Connor Strong & Buckelew “where can we get validated information about the coronavirus other than the CDC” about its impact, treatment, frequently asked questions, and more. There is an abundance of information online, much of which is suspect. Below are two validated clinical sources that can be trusted.

Tips for Working Remotely During COVID-19

As many employers have transitioned to remote working, here are tips from Connor Strong & Buckelew's Safety & Risk Control Team to help keep you comfortable and safe: Ergonomic Remote Workstation SetupExercises for the Remote Worker Please visit Connor Strong & Buckelew's COVID-19 Resource Center for more information. https://www.connerstrong.com/blog/insights-detail/tips-for-working-remotely-during-covid-19/

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19

At this time, information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving as new details are confirmed and new questions emerge. In the event of an outbreak in your community, as a parent/caregiver, your first concern is about how to protect and take care of your children and family. Knowing important information about the outbreak

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. 

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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.