3 Ways Having a Pet Benefits Your Child with Autism

As a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, you likely already feel stretched too thin. The last thing you want to do is add even more responsibility into your household.  However, we at Gersh Academy recognize the immense power animals have on our students. It is why we chose our campus at Cougar […] Read more
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Queens Campus Now Open

Our new K-5 campus in Queens, New York is now open! Some spots may still be available, so reach out today. Read more

Join a Growing Team

View our new interactive job board and apply to open positions online! Read more
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Changing the Landscape of Special Education Across the US

Explore how Gersh Academy has been leading the charge towards a more successful teaching model for individuals on the autism spectrum. Read more
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Should I Send My Child to a Special Education School?

Kevin Gersh authors an article featured in Autism Parenting Magazine that explores the many benefits of sending children to a specialized school for autism, and how it can differ from other environments. Read more
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The Important Relationships Between Animals and Students on the Spectrum

It’s a well-known fact that having a pet, or spending time with an animal, can have numerous benefits on a person’s mental and physical well-being. Explore how animals benefit individuals on the spectrum specifically. Read more
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How to Support Your Child During Distance Learning and COVID-19

As this pandemic continues, as a parent, you likely feel like you’re on an island with your child. Here are some tips from our teachers on how best to support your child during this time. Read more
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How to Support Social Emotional Needs of Your Children and Yourself

Learn how to tune in to the social and emotional needs of our children and ourselves, and come out of this with strong bonds and enhanced resilience. Read more
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Why Virtual Learning Might Benefit Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

Learn how teachers and parents have been reporting higher engagement and success in online learning than they previously thought. Read more

How to Combat Possible Covid-19 Learning Regression

Learn how you can combat COVID-19 related learning regression while still having plenty of time to do what you still need to do. Read more
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Coronavirus Preparedness Letter to Parents

A letter from our superintendent on Gersh Academy’s preparedness and diligence in preventing the spread of illnesses in our school. Read more

One Step Closer

Stories of success from the countless students and families whose lives we’ve changed. Read more

Sensory-Friendly Holiday Event

Ronkonkoma Gingerbread House will be opening up a special sensory-friendly daytime viewing. Read more
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Happy Birthday Kevin Gersh

For Kevin’s birthday this year, he found it important to continue a very special Gersh family birthday tradition. Read more

Join us in the Columbus Day Parade

Gersh Academy returns to the Columbus Day Parade in NYC – Monday, October 14 2019. Read more
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Gersh Academy 2019 Graduation Ceremony [VIDEO]

Check out our 2019 New York Graduation Recap Video. Congratulations Class of 2019! Read more
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Autism is … [VIDEO]

Hear from our staff, students, and families about the many ways in which autism has touched our lives and made us into the people we are today. Read more
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Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure – May 8th

CEF and Gersh Academy return to bring you the sensory-friendly event people can’t stop talking about Read more
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Gersh in the NYC Marathon

Gersh Academy had the honor of being represented in the NYC Marathon by marathon runner, Christopher Arocho. Read more
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Introducing Gersh Academy at the NY Equestrian Center!

Thanks to your support and hard work, the Gersh Academy at NY Equestrian Center Classrooms are becoming a reality! Read more
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Gersh to Build Revolutionary New Equine Classrooms at NYEC

Help get us approved for a one-of-a-kind classroom for students on the autism spectrum built on the campus of the New York Equestrian Center! Read more
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Gersh Academy to Help Distribute 10,000 toys to Children in Puerto Rico

Staff at Gersh Academy International in Puerto Rico are helping to distribute 10,000 toys collected by Operation Toy Story, a group put together to send aid to children in need in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Read more
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Now Offering Teacher Certification Training

Gersh Academy is a NYS approved provider for “Training in the needs of children with autism!” Read more
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Gersh Academy, Puerto Rico to Re-Open Following Hurricane Maria

Gersh Academy in Puerto Rico will reopen Monday, October 9, 2017, for full academics and therapeutic services. Read more

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