In an effort to bring the joy of this holiday attraction to more families, the Ronkonkoma Gingerbread House will be opening up a special sensory-friendly daytime viewing for children on the autism spectrum that may have a harder time with noise and lights. The Ronkonkoma Gingerbread House
Gersh Academy is proud to announce a collaboration with the Ronkonkoma Gingerbread House, a free interactive holiday light show for families on Long Island. Started 5 years ago, this great holiday attraction features interactive displays, animatronic characters, incredible lights and interactive puzzles that bring joy to thousands of children and families each year! In addition, this attraction collects donations to help children and families on the autism spectrum.
Gersh Autism will assume full operational and financial responsibility for the day and boarding schools at Crotched Mountain serving children and adults on the autism spectrum effective November 1, 2020, the date when they were slated to close.
Our new logo design reflects a more polished and mature version of ourselves, ready to learn from our experiences and expand on our successes, to better cater to the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum of all ages, backgrounds, ability levels, and talent.