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Eric Chessen

Eric Chessen, MS, is the founder of Autism Fitness. He is an exercise physiologist with an extensive educational and clinical background in applied behavior analysis. He has spent over a decade developing and implementing successful individual and group exercise programs in a variety of settings. More information can be found at www.autismfitness.com and www.strongerthanu.com

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Exercise and autism

Exercise and the Autism Population

August 21, 2013

There are many misconceptions around exercise for the autism population. There can be profound cognitive challenges, and some do not adapt easily to exercise regimens. But, for many on the autism spectrum, a carefully structured program and a patient, well-prepared trainer can help them become healthier and more fit.

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