The order of chaos…

  • April 24, 2009
  • Eric Chessen
I am reading a fantastic book right now, Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods. The book discusses “Nature Deficit Disorder,” the loss of children’s connection to the outdoors...

Everything…Condensed

  • April 19, 2009
  • Eric Chessen
Movement and play are part of our primal, evolutionary heritage. For children with autism, play skills and movement are often challenges from both physical and cognitive perspectives. Looking at...

Wii Missed the Point

  • April 15, 2009
  • Eric Chessen
Many of the middle school kids with whom I work are constantly tied to a computer. If they are not playing on their desktop at home they have a...

Here’s the point…

  • April 2, 2009
  • Eric Chessen
As the Founder of Autism Fitness, my goal is to focus on helping parents, educators, and fitness/wellness professionals to develop successful fitness and exercise programs for young individuals on...