We Change Lives.

Our Stories

The teachers are great, they are able to customize the lessons towards the students' strengths. There's nothing better than seeing the excitement in the air, the smiles, creativeness and teamwork. Gersh Academy gives the gift that keeps giving: "ENDLESS ADVENTURES." Donna Blandino

At Gersh Academy we feel like we are among family, like we are at home. We know that our son is comfortable - it is a very nurturing place. Academically he is flourishing and socially he is much more outgoing, more comfortable in his own skin and his surroundings. Since coming to Gersh Academy he is more verbal. He used to give us one word answers and now he tells us what's going on." Anthony Marchese

Our daughter did not want to go school before Gersh Academy - she was absent a lot. Within the first few months she developed a nice feeling of trust with the staff where she was very willing to go to school. They don't reprimand or use a reward system, they are all just warm and understanding which is what she needs and I think every child needs. Intellectually I see her flourishing because she is much less anxious, so she's able to concentrate better. We feel very fortunate to have found a nice safe, warm, inviting atmosphere for our daughter." Jane Ritter

"Since our son has been at Gersh Academy he has not only excelled academically, but gained socially. He was able to make interpersonal relationships with peers, he became his own little rock star there. The gains he's made at Gersh Academy have far exceeded our expectations so much so that our son graduated with an acceptance to Mitchell College!" Kathleen Colon

You guys rock! I can't imagine my son attending any other school. Thank you for everything!" Jose Rivera

Customized Programs
Designed with the individual student in mind.
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Individualized Education
We understand that every child is unique.
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Why We Succeed
Our Secret
Proprietary Systems, Individualized Approach, Collaborative Team of Professionals
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Our Team
We understand how important your child's education and well being are to you.
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News & Events

In honor of Autism Awareness month, Gersh Academy is thrilled to let you know that we are hosting a screening of the award-winning new documentary film Swim Team, an inspiring look at the rise of a competitive swim team of autistic teens.

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Empowered to Thrive





We change lives by bringing love, respect and dignity to individuals on the autism spectrum.


We provide an environment where programs and services are customized around individual needs.


Gersh Academy's vision is a world where individuals on the autism spectrum are empowered to thrive.

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