A Review of AAC Devices and Who They Can Help

Most parents will never know the difficulty of trying to communicate with a child who struggles to speak. If you have a non-speaking or primarily non-speaking child, you are all too familiar with the endless desire to simply understand what your child wants at any given moment. As a parent navigating the complexities of raising […] Read more

How To Prepare a Child with Autism for a Birthday Party

If your child with autism has received an invitation to a birthday party, you likely have mixed feelings: excitement they were included in the festivities, and dread of all the possibilities this unpredictable event might hold. For a child with autism, attending a birthday party can be both exciting and overwhelming due to the sensory […] Read more

4 Tips for Holiday Gatherings for Children with Autism

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and togetherness. It is also a time of crowds, bright lights, loud music, and rushed activities. For children with autism, this presents a unique set of challenges due to sensory sensitivities, changes in routine, and social expectations. Preparing for and navigating through holiday gatherings requires a […] Read more

Gersh Academy NY Graduation 2021

Congratulations to the NY Graduating Class of 2021! Hear the recap of our incredible graduation ceremony here. Read more
Gersh Students on Virtual Class Social Clubs

Making Connections in Gersh Academy’s Social Clubs

Check out the Gersh Academy Social Clubs, where students connect virtually around social and learning activities, giving them the opportunity to practice vital social skills and enjoy activities with friends and peers. Read more
Snapshot of Art Pieces Gersh Academy Students Made

Virtual Art Gallery Grand Opening

Check out what our talented young Picassos have been working on in Puerto Rico! Read more
Gersh Academy Students Acting Out Lion King During Remote Learning

West Hempstead’s Pride of Lions

One student’s vision to put together a school-wide production of the Lion King is coming true thanks to the dedication of staff at Gersh Academy West Hempstead. Read more
Kevin Gersh Congratulating a Gersh Academy Graduate

Moving Beyond Awareness

We’re committed to making April not only “Autism Awareness Month” but a month of acceptance and understanding. Read more
Gersh Academy West Hempstead Building

West Hempstead Campus Remains Open

At this time, our West Hempstead campus will remain open for in-person classes and your children will continue to be transported to West Hempstead through the Office of Pupil Transportation. Read more

In-Home Support for Distance Learning

Introducing a ground-breaking program built to combat distance learning related regression. Read more

Distance Learning at Gersh

Distance learning is a hit at Gersh Academy! Check out some of the great moments here. Read more

Registration is Open!

Registration is open! Learn more and take the next step here. Read more
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We Bend, But We Don’t Break

Special needs parents bend, but they do not break! Check out this message from our CEO and Founder, Kevin Gersh, about how Gersh Academy will not break either. Read more
Smiling Gersh Academy Student Getting Food From The Thanksgiving Feast

Gersh Academy Gives Thanks

View the official Gersh Academy Thanksgiving Video here! Featuring students and staff of West Hills Academy and Gersh Academy campuses in New York, Washington and Puerto Rico! Read more
Gersh Academy Students Smiling and Waving on the Columbus Day parade Float

Columbus Day Parade 2019 Recap Video

View the 2019 Gersh Academy NYC Columbus Day Parade recap video here! Read more
Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure 2019 Official Event T-Shirt Front

Official Autism Day T-Shirts AVAILABLE NOW!

Get your official Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure T-Shirts and show off your spirit right in time for Autism Awareness Month! Read more
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Longine Masters at Nassau Coliseum

Longine Masters is partnering with Gersh Academy to support Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure Read more

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