Common Therapies for Children on The Autism Spectrum
So you have the autism diagnosis and received a long list of therapy recommendations, but aren’t sure where to start, let alone what half the therapies are and how they can help your child.   The good news is that there are many different therapies that have shown to have positive results for children on the

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Steps You Need to Take To Get Your License in New York
So you want to learn how to drive and get your license in New York, but you’re not sure where to start?  We here at Gersh Drivers Ed have broken the process down for you in a few simple steps. Step One: Get Your Learner’s Permit A learner’s permit is a legal document that allows

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Drivers Education Using A Driving Simulator
At Gersh Drivers Ed we value all kinds of learners, and provide a variety of different supports through our extended program. One of the most exciting components of our extended program is the driving simulator. What is a Driving Simulator? A driving simulator is a device that replicates the aspects of driving without ever having

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What is ABA Therapy?
What is ABA Therapy? When your child is diagnosed with autism, you are presented with numerous therapy options, one of which is ABA Therapy. Typically a child is recommended to participate in ABA therapy for 10 to 20 hours per week, sometimes up to 40. As this therapy is a significant family commitment, it is

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Gersh Autism Summer Reading List
If you received an autism diagnosis for either yourself or a loved one, you probably received a giant stack of papers from your doctor containing all sorts of medical jargon and maybe a list or two of recommended reading.    Maybe self-help books aren’t quite your thing and you tossed it aside never to be looked

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Way to Fit Driving Activities into Summer for New Drivers
Summer is here, and school is out, but that doesn’t mean driving practice has to stop!  In fact, you may even have more opportunities to practice in the summer.  Here are some tips for how to keep your new driver practicing. Summer is a perfect time to take a road trip!  If your family is

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Stop the Summer Slide
Summer is here and school is out! Many children eagerly look forward to their summer activities and less structure, but for some, and especially for those with autism, it can lead to a phenomenon known as the “summer slide” or “summer slump,” where children regress over the summer and lose some of their skills. But

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5 Tips to Deal with Passengers as a Neurodiverse Driver
Driving is a great way to get yourself from point A to point B, but driving alone all the time can be quite lonely. However, passengers can be a distraction for a driver, and prove quite dangerous at times, especially for a neurodiverse driver.   Whether you’re worried you’ll be too distracted by your friend telling

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Does Health Insurance Have To Provide Autism Related Services?
Having a child on the autism spectrum often comes with an increase in medical appointments, therapies, and evaluations. If you’re new to all of this, it can be quite confusing to figure out what you need to get your child help; having to work out your insurance coverage on top of it all is an

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We're Hiring!
We’re looking for dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of children on the autism spectrum.    Our team is expanding and looking for dynamic people to join our team in a variety of positions for our programs located in Washington, New York and Puerto Rico.   Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, 401K with matching and more.  Some positions also include housing or a signing bonus!
We're Hiring!
We’re looking for dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of children on the autism spectrum.    Our team is expanding and looking for dynamic people to join our team in a variety of positions for our programs located in Washington, New Hampshire, New York and Puerto Rico.   Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, 401K with matching and more.  Some positions also include housing or a signing bonus!