Autismup Events

Autism Acceptance Month 2018

Annual Celebration of People with Autism and their Families

We have a full month of events for our members and the community. From Open Gym to parent meet-ups, there's something for everyone. Acceptance Month ends on a high note with the "Hope Lights Havana Nights Gala" on April 28!
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April 6:  TEEN SCENE goes to The Warrior Factory 

April 7:  MINECRAFT BREAKFAST BUDDIES Begins, Saturday Mornings

Connect with friends every Saturday morning using our staff monitored and secure online Minecraft server. Personal Minecraft accounts required. Minecraft Breakfast Buddies will allow subscribers to access AU's Minecraft world from the comfort of their own home and instantly connect with friends all over the community. Every session will be remotely monitored by our trained AU staff to ensure security and to facilitate in-game conversations. Subscribers will also be required to fill out a family profile and will be verified before being granted access.  More information and registration can be found HERE

April 9:  SAFE AT HOME Presentation by Prevention 1st | 7:00 PM @ AutismUp

April 11:  AUTISM 101 for Newly Diagnosed Families | 7:00 PM @ AutismUp 
Learn about Autism and what the diagnosis means for your child. Come away with a roadmap to plan the next steps on your family's journey. REGISTER HERE. 

April 13:  PARENT'S NIGHT OUT | 7:00 PM @ Grappa

Join other AutismUp parents for an evening of relaxation and conversation.  
No need to RSVP.  See you there!

April 15:  SENSORY SUNDAY AT THE STRONG | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore the museum in a comfortable and accepting environment that features fewer guests, light and sound reduction, extra visual safety signage, and designated quiet areas that include sensory friendly toys. Also enjoy story readings and a free visit to the relaxing Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden before noon. Museum Social Stories are available to help you and your child familiarize yourself with the museum and its exhibits before you visit. Families can stay after the museum opens at noon to the public.

REGISTER HERE. $15 for non-members; $10 for members. Space is limited to 250 guests. Registration required. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

April 16, 23, 30 & May 7:  Parent Advocates & Ambassadors Training Program
A Four Part Series | 9:30 AM or 7:00 PM | Location to be Announced

April 18:  AUTISM 102: Engaging Your Child with Jackie Bartell | 7:00 PM @ AutismUp

April 19:  PARENT CONNECTIONS | 9:30 AM @ Boulder Coffee
Grab a cup of coffee and connect with other AutismUp parents. An AutismUp Navigator will be there to help facilitate conversation.  RSVP HERE. 

April 22:  KESHER MEET UP for Jewish Parents of Children with Disabilities |
10:00 AM @ Temple B'rith Kodesh.  
Connect with other Jewish parents of children with disabilities. RSVP HERE. 

April 25:  OPWDD SELF DIRECTION Information Session | 7:00 PM @ AutismUp
For families whose children are eligible for OPWDD Waiver services and for families who are starting the eligibility process.  Learn about Self-Directed service delivery to see if it might work for your family. RSVP HERE.

April 28:  NERF BATTLE Fundraiser for AutismUp | 2:00 - 3:00 PM

April 28:  Mixed Martial Arts Fundraiser for AutismUp | The Main Street Armory

April 28:  HOPE LIGHTS HAVANA NIGHTS GALA | 6:00 PM @ The Convention Center

AutismUp Membership

Membership to AutismUp has many benefits, including access to a broad array of complimentary support services, early registration, discounts and more. 

Learn more


How to register:

  1. Complete a Family Profile using our online form.  This must be completed prior to registering for programs.
  2. Complete an online Program Registration form here. *Our registration system allows for the addition of multiple participants on one profile and form.
  3. You will receive a an email confirmation upon completion of your registration.


  • A representative of AutismUp will contact you by phone if there are any issues with your registration.
  • To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Request Form and send the first two pages of your most recent tax return to:  AutismUp, Attention: Program Office.
  • Installment billing is available to all families at no extra cost.  Contact to arrange.
  • Gift cards are available for purchase and redeemable towards the cost of any class, program, workshop, or special event.  

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