Our Stories

Endless Adventures

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

Our Family and Our Home

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

A Safe, Warm, Inviting Atmosphere

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

A School Like No Other

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

Custom Education Foundation and Gersh Academy return to bring you the sensory-friendly event people can't stop talking about! Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure will be hosted on May 8, 2019 in Jackson, New Jersey. The entire park will be transformed into a sensory-friendly environment where individuals on the autism spectrum, their educators, friends, and families can enjoy the day together free of worry.

Read more about Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure - May 8th

Gersh Academy had the honor of being represented in the NYC Marathon by marathon runner, Christopher Arocho. Christopher is a Puerto Rico native, born and raised in Bayamon. Chris states that he found most of his inspiration through the chance to run for a bigger purpose than his own personal goals.

Read more about Gersh in the NYC Marathon

Finding, affording, and/or being accepted to the proper school for your child with autism is no easy task. Many parents are unaware of their rights and of the specific laws entitling them and their child to a proper education at a school that can provide one. All students deserve a fair opportunity to learn! Join us and learn more from Ms. Curlin, an attorney who specializes in special education and general education law, on how you can ensure your child is receiving the appropriate education they are entitled to.

Read more about Guest Speaker - Autism Attorney - November 12th

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.