“Explore The Spectrum” with Eric Chessen from Autism Fitness

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Eric Chessen
Founder at Autism Fitness
Website Address: https://AutismFitness.com

Each week on Explore the Spectrum, our host Jeanetta Bryant discusses the latest news and developments related to autism, as well as providing expert insights and advice to our audience. Be ready for anything by listening to what these insiders have to say. This week, Jeanetta speaks with Eric Chessen from Autism Fitness.

To learn more, visit https://AutismFitness.com.

Short company description:

Autism Fitness is the global leader in fitness and adapted PE programming for the ASD/Neurodivergent population through the Autism Fitness Certification and consulting/program design.

What Is Your Why (Why Are You In Business)?

To bring the highest quality of fitness programming to the ASD and neurodivergent population. To have fitness considered a life skill necessary for optimal development and quality of life at any age or ability level.

How did you get started in your field or work?

As a personal trainer recruited to work for the ASD population in a small educational program

What’s one thing we should know that makes your company unique?

The development of the PAC Profile method and a best practices approach to fitness.

What are your biggest goals in the next 6 to 12 Months for your business?

To Certify over 100 more Autism Fitness Level 1 Pros, 10 Level 2 Pros, and 2 Master Level Pros.

Who do you know that is impacted by Autism and how has that impacted you?

The vast majority of my athletes. Knowing how vital fitness is to quality of life and how misunderstood and inacessible it is for most of the ASD/ND population.