Employee Blog

Real Voices

from our world.

Bancroft’s unique voices are part of what makes us so effective in caring for those we support.  We invite everyone in our world to be their authentic selves and bring with them their true talents, personalities and perspectives. 

Meet Our Team Members

An Unexpected Road to the Future: Aimé’s Story

As children, we sometimes have grand dreams for what our lives will be. Where we’ll live, the places we’ll explore, and – of course – what we want to be when we grow up.  For me, I dreamed of being a world-renowned researcher and scientist. I was sure it was a path that would allow me to change the world. 

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Resources

What is a DSP?

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are caregivers who work with people with physical or intellectual/developmental disabilities, helping them with daily activities and supporting them in integrating into

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What is I/DD?

Generally, intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DDs) include cognitive, physical, or a combination of impairments diagnosed before age 18. I/DD conditions can negatively impact many facets of development. I/DDs can affect many systems of the body, including the nervous system, sensory system, and metabolism.

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What is Autism?

Autism is a developmental disability – a condition that affects the way a person thinks, learns, behaves and communicates. It’s also a spectrum disorder – which means people with autism can experience life very differently from one person to the next. You may have heard the saying that “If you know one person with autism, you know one person with autism.”

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At Bancroft, you’ll find a career where you’re improving the lives of those we support, and you’ll see how they’re shaping your life too.