Ryan Wexelblatt believes that with dynamic, engaging, and practical education and therapy children and young people can learn critical skills they need to be successful.
He founded the Center for ADHD to bring that vision to life. For nearly 20 years, Ryan has dedicated himself to working with students with social learning challenges often associated with ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome, and higher-verbal autism spectrum diagnoses.
In addition to Center for ADHD Ryan is the Director of Summer Travel Camp. Previously, he worked as a Clinician at Hill Top Preparatory School and Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill and Philadelphia campuses. He also created and directed social learning programs including Hill Top Summer Camp, Camp Sequoia, and Sequoia Kids Program. He is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College School of Social Work and Temple University.
Ryan holds a professional designation as a Certified Autism Specialist™. He’s also one of the few professionals in the Philadelphia and South Jersey areas to have earned a Social Thinking® Clinical Training Level 1 Certificate of Completion. Ryan is a licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and a New Jersey School Social Worker.
Well known in the Philadelphia area ADHD and Asperger’s communities, Ryan has presented to parent groups throughout the Northeast including CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD). He has presented to peers and colleagues at the Florida Statewide Autism Conference, Gwynedd Mercy Autism Conference, the Pennsylvania Secondary Transition Conference and the American Camp Association Tri-State Conference. His national speaking engagements include the International Conference on ADHD, the Social Thinking® Global Providers Conference, and the Autism Society National Conference. Ryan is known for his authentic, affable presentation style.
Ryan regularly presents at parent support groups as well as local, regional and national conferences. Please go to upcoming presentations for a list of Ryan’s upcoming speaking engagements.
Originally from Lower Merion, Pennsylvania Ryan serves on the professional advisory board of the BuxMont CHADD chapter. Additionally, he is a parent speaker for the National Adoption Center. He and his son, Austin, who attends vocational school for carpentry, live with their dog Sasha, a Bergamasco.
Ryan speaking at the 2017 Social Thinking Providers’ Conference in South San Franciso, CA.