About Us

About Us

About AutismUp

Welcome to AutismUp, where our unwavering commitment is to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals with autism and their families.

Our Focus: At AutismUp, our focus is to provide comprehensive support and resources for individuals with autism across their lifespan. We are dedicated to helping children with autism grow into capable adults and fostering an inclusive, supportive community for all.

What We Do: Our work encompasses a wide range of initiatives, from autism awareness campaigns to advocacy for individuals on the autism spectrum. We offer valuable educational resources, deliver direct programming, and provide essential support services to families.

Impact and Reach: Every day, AutismUp touches the lives of thousands of families in the Greater Rochester area and its surroundings. We are proud to support over 3,700 individuals who are part of the 1 in 36 diagnosed with autism, offering help today and hope for tomorrow.

Get Involved: Join us in making a difference. Explore the various ways you can support the autism community by donating your time, talents, or treasure. We're here to discuss how you can play a crucial role in our mission to create a more inclusive and supportive future. Please feel free to reach out to Lisa Ponticello, our Development Director, for more information.

Thank you for visiting AutismUp, and for considering becoming a part of our dedicated and passionate community. Together, we can achieve remarkable progress and make the world a better place for individuals with autism.

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