Eric Chessen

Eric Chessen, M.S., YCS, is an Exercise Physiologist and the Founder of Autism Fitness. In addition to working with his young athletes on the autism spectrum, Eric consults with educational and therapeutic programs around the world. He presents workshops and his own Autism Fitness Initiative seminars for parents, educators, and professionals seeking to optimize the health and development of individuals with special needs.

Favorite Books

Never Let Go; A Philosophy of Lifting, Living and Learning by Dan John

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane Ravitch

Not Even Wrong: A Father’s Journey into the Lost History of Autism by Paul Collins

AutFit Toolbox PromoAutism Fitness Toolbox: $117.00
The Autism Fitness Toolbox is the most comprehensive program available for developing successful fitness and adapted PE programs.
This is a digital program including the PAC Profile, as well as the items below.
Combining downloadable docs and an extensive video library, the Autism Fitness Toolbox provides a step-by-step, flow chart approach to both assessing and programming at any skill level. The guesswork is taken out of the equation, as Physical, Adaptive, and Cognitive abilities are covered extensively.
Developed by Autism Fitness Founder Eric Chessen, M.S., the Autism Fitness toolbox is the result of over a decade of successful fitness programming for the autism population.