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First Yoga Fundraiser: A Success!

The Sherkow Center’s Junior Committee, headed by Ms. Carlotta Bettencourt, raised an amazing amount of money this past weekend after their first successful Yoga Fundraiser event, sponsored by Om Factory NYC.   Dr. Sherkow was honored to speak for a… Read More

Attend our Nov. 19 Workshop!

When: November 19, 2015 at 7:30PM Where: The Sherkow Center What: This is a continuation of our last workshop, and will focus particularly on the demographic of younger children and outbursts of aggression. Understanding Aggressive Outbursts in ASD Children ASD:… Read More

Spark’s Apple Season

For the first few weeks of this semester’s Spark group, we have had activities featuring apples in celebration of the fall season, and the apple harvest here in the Northeast. So far, we have: In our physical activity time,… 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

Psychiatry and the ASD Child

An excerpt from Dr. Sherkow’s new book: “Psychoanalysis, having been conceived as a theory and treatment of the mind based on biological processes, allows for the perspective of seeing any child in relation to his own unique biological… Read More

Empathy and Caregivers of ASD Children

An excerpt from Dr. Sherkow’s new book: “It is our point of view that autistic symptoms, regardless of etiology, represent a final common pathway of neuronal processes that interfere with establishing adequate communication and empathy between child and… Read More