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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.

Join a Growing Team

View our new interactive job board and apply to open positions online!
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Growing Gersh Academy at West Hills

Our West Hills, Long Island campus is expanding services to a full Gersh Academy K-23 therapeutic program for young people on the autism spectrum!
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Moving Beyond Awareness

We’re committed to making April not only “Autism Awareness Month” but a month of acceptance and understanding.

In-Home Support for Distance Learning

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

Registration is Open!

Registration is open! Learn more and take the next step here.
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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.
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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.

One Step Closer

Stories of success from the countless students and families whose lives we’ve changed.
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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.
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Gersh Academy 2019 Graduation Ceremony [VIDEO]

Check out our 2019 New York Graduation Recap Video. Congratulations Class of 2019!
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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!
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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!
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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!”
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Gersh Experience Student Places 2nd in Titan Run 5k Course!

It is with great honor that we announce Gersh Experience student, Brandon Martin, placed 2nd in his division in the Titan Run 5k Obstacle Course this past weekend in Long Island!
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Interview with Kevin Gersh – LI News Radio

Listen to Kevin Gersh, Gersh Academy’s Founder/Chief Autism Officer, on Long Island News Radio!
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Gersh Academy Graduation 2017

Graduation day is always a great reminder to all of us of what is important, helping children, changing lives.
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Gersh Honored as NASET School of Excellence

Selection as a NASET School of Excellence is the highest honor a private special education school can achieve through the professional association.
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Gersh Academy Featured in Autism Parenting Magazine

Gersh Academy has been featured in Autism Parenting Magazine’s Guide to Schools and Educational Facilities!

Dr. Shore Discusses the “Three A’s of Autism”

Dr. Stephen Shore, co-lead of the Autistic Health Project, speaks about what he calls the ‘Three A’s of Autism’
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COMING SOON – Gersh Academy at Cougar Mountain

Introducing the country’s first school for individuals on the autism spectrum attached to a zoo.
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Swim Team Screening at Gersh Academy

Gersh Academy is hosting a screening of the award-winning new documentary film Swim Team.
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Gersh Academy Approved as an OPWDD Employment Training Program partner

We are pleased to announce that we have been approved as an OPWDD Employment Training Program partner.
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Gersh Academy Named as a TJX Companies National Community Partner

This gives our students the opportunity to intern at the TJ Maxx, Marshal’s and Home Goods stores on Long Island.
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Gersh Academy Students Benefit from Equine Therapy

Equine therapy is a form of experiential therapy that involves interactions between persons with special needs and horses.

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