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Tag: autism spectrum disorder

Can Theater Ditch Surprises for Compassion? Yes!

It’s no surprise that ASD children may want to experience the thrill of seeing a live performance. However, the reality of sitting quietly, not moving or talking for more than an hour, can be very difficult for children… Read More

Spark Group Fall 2015 has begun!

Spark is a supportive mentoring group program for young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or special needs, designed to help them socialize and grow. We pair typically-developing children and teens as buddies to ASD children, to serve as social… Read More

How are guinea pigs helping ASD children?

By Louisa Revson   An article recently published in The New York Times (6/29/15) titled “Guinea Pigs Are Autistic Child’s Best Friend,” discusses a fascinating new study in which the presence of guinea pigs was found to reduce the anxiety… Read More

Attend our Workshop!

  When: October 8, 2015 at 7:30PM Where: The Sherkow Center Understanding Aggressive Outbursts in ASD Children and Adolescents  ASD: Sources and Solutions A Monthly Workshop Series for parents, educators, and professionals Differences in the brain organization of ASD… Read More

Have you seen our TedxTalk yet?

Dr. Sherkow was kindly invited to speak at the TEDx conference held by the Lycée Francais de New York school on March 21, 2015. See the video below for the talk in its entirety, where Dr Sherkow discusses… Read More