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Spring Term 2019 Registration Now Open!

Please contact Craig Jones, Program Coordinator, if you are interested in classes for the current Winter Term and would like to register. You can also register online through the AutismUp Family Dashboard.

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Questions regarding programming may be directed to our:

Program Coordinator: Craig Jones
P: (585)-248-9011, ext. 116
E: cjones@autismup.org

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

2019 iCan Bike
This camp teaches individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other disabilities, how to ride a conventional bike without training wheels.
  • $250
  • Jul 08 - Jul 12
  • Session 1: 8:15 - 9:30 AM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 08 - Jul 12
  • Session 2: 9:50 - 11:05 AM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 08 - Jul 12
  • Session 3: 11:25 AM - 12:40 PM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 08 - Jul 12
  • Session 4: 1:40 - 2:55 PM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 08 - Jul 12
  • Session 5: 3:15 - 4:30 PM
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness Summer and School Breaks Off Site
2019 Summer Social Skills Program at the YMCA
  • $600
  • Jul 08 - Aug 16
  • Camp Arrowhead, Pittsford NY - Half Day
  • ** Session full **
  • $600
  • Jul 08 - Aug 16
  • Camp Bay View, Webster NY - Half Day
  • ** Session full **
  • $1050
  • Jul 08 - Aug 16
  • Camp Arrowhead, Pittsford NY - Full Day
  • ** Session full **
  • $1050
  • Jul 08 - Aug 16
  • Camp Bay View, Webster NY - Full Day
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Social Summer and School Breaks Off Site
AlphaU
AlphaU is a social class designed for older teens and young adults (ages 16+) to meet together to share activities and grow together in confidence, and bond through social activities.
  • $265
  • Apr 08 - Jun 24
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Social On Site
Art & Music for Relaxation
Art & Music for Relaxation is a class where participants (ages 13+) can explore a variety of art and music for regulation, calming and socialization
  • $330
  • Apr 08 - Jun 24
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Social Education/Information On Site
AU Bowling
AU Bowling is designed for youth (ages 8-12), teens (ages 13 - 17), and adults (ages 18+) to build on their social skills in the community through fun exercise and fitness. *shoe rental and games included in cost
  • $390
  • Apr 12 - Jun 28
  • Youth
  • ** Session full **
  • $390
  • Apr 12 - Jun 28
  • Teen
  • ** Session full **
  • $390
  • Apr 12 - Jun 28
  • Adult
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness Social Off Site
AU Fit
AU Fit is a fast paced, circuit based, group fitness class designed for teens and young adults (ages 13+) to engage in cardiovascular and strength training exercises.
  • $330
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Fitness On Site
Basketball Skills and Drills
Basketball Skills and Drills is a class designed to teach youth & teen aged boys & girls (ages 9+) the basic fundamentals of basketball. Program is located off-site.
  • $330
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Youth (9-12) and Teen (13-19) Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Fitness Social Off Site
Beginner Fitness
Beginner Fitness is a class designed to explore a wide variety of fitness experiences. This fitness experience is best suited for fitness novices or individuals that are looking a very basic exposure to movement and fitness. Beginner Fitness is a great place for individuals that need more support and/or more motivation to engage in physical activities.
  • $330
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Youth Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Teen Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Adult Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness On Site
Board Gamers
Board Gamers is a class designed to utilize common interest to promote social skills and communication with peers (Ages 13+)
  • $265
  • Apr 09 - Jun 25
  • Board Games
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Social
Boys Zone
A social class for boys (ages 6 - 12) allowing opportunities to make friends, socialize, and have fun.
  • $265
  • Apr 08 - Jun 24
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social On Site
Cooking with Friends
Cooking with Friends is a class designed for young adults (ages 18+) who are working to independently cook for themselves as they prepare to live on their own. Participants must be able to safely handle various kitchen equipment and utensils with very minimal support and light supervision.
  • $420
  • Apr 10 - Jun 26
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $420
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social On Site
Cooking With Friends: Basics
Cooking With Friends Basics is designed for older teens and young adults (ages 16+) who would like to learn basic kitchen safety and cooking skills. Participants will learn to safely handle various kitchen equipment and utensils in a highly supported and heavily supervised environment.
  • $420
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social On Site
Exploring Sensations
Exploring Sensations is a class designed to engage participants (ages 3+) in a variety of sensory experiences at our innovative Multi-Sensory Learning Environment
  • $460
  • Apr 09 - Jun 25
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 09 - Jun 25
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 09 - Jun 25
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 10 - Jun 26
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 10 - Jun 26
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 10 - Jun 26
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Sensory On Site
Family Swim @ RIT
Open Swim gives Families the opportunity to experience the Rochester Institute of Technology's Leisure pool
  • $150
  • Apr 07 - Jun 23
  • Spring 2019
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness Sensory Social Off Site
Girl Power
A social class for girls (ages 6 - 12) allowing participants to acquire and practice social skills through fun activities.
  • $265
  • Apr 08 - Jun 24
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social On Site
Gym and Swim Bundle
Bundle your Open Gym membership and Family Swim at RIT and save money!
  • $180
  • Apr 08 - Jun 29
  • Gym and Swim Bundle Package
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Fitness Sensory Social Off Site
LinkUp
LinkUp is an innovative job skills class that pairs career consulting and employment training with hands-on volunteer work.
  • $390
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • LinkUp I: YMCA Bay View
  • ** Session full **
  • $390
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • LinkUp II: Vision Buick GMC
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social Off Site
Minecraft Breakfast Buddies (Closed for the Spring Term as we are currently under construction for this class!)
Connect with friends every Saturday morning using our staff monitored and secure online Minecraft server. Personal Minecraft accounts required.
  • $30
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Social
Open Sensory Gym
Open Gym gives families the opportunity to experience our Multi-Sensory Learning Environment together.
  • $80
  • Apr 08 - Jun 29
  • Open Sensory Gym
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness Social On Site
Parent Connections Meet-Ups
Share your stories, questions, and feelings about being a parent of a child with ASD. These monthly meet-ups are for parents to connect with other parents going through the same challenges and joys that autism brings. Parents share success stories and give advice to those who are struggling. We hope you are able to join us at these meet-ups to develop an invaluable network of support. If you have questions, please contact Rachel Rosner at rrosner@autismup.org.
  • free
  • Sep 27 - Sep 27
  • September Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 25 - Oct 25
  • October Meet-Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 29 - Nov 29
  • November Meet-Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 13 - Dec 13
  • December Meet-Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jan 24 - Jan 24
  • January Meet-Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Feb 28 - Feb 28
  • February Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Mar 28 - Mar 28
  • March Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Apr 25 - Apr 25
  • April Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • May 23 - May 23
  • May Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jun 27 - Jun 27
  • June Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
Adult Education/Information Off Site Parent Caregiver
Parent Effectiveness Program | PEP
EFFECTIVE [ih-fek-tiv] adjective 1. adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result.
  • free
  • Sep 17 - Oct 08
  • Fall 2018 Session 1
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 15 - Nov 05
  • Fall 2018 Session 2
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Mar 04 - Mar 25
  • Spring 2019
  • ** Session full **
Adult Education/Information On Site Parent
Parent Speaker Series
  • free
  • Jan 23 - Jan 23
  • Local Autism Research: Opportunities and Benefits
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Feb 27 - Feb 27
  • Parent Stress and Self Care
  • ** Session full **
Adult Education/Information On Site Parent Professional Caregiver
Parent Workshops
Building on Priorities Associated with Parenting a Child with Autism
  • free
  • Sep 12 - Sep 12
  • Effective Communication with your School Team
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 10 - Oct 10
  • Autism 101 for Extended Family (anyone welcome)
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 07 - Nov 07
  • Effective Behavior Management for Kids with ASD
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 05 - Dec 05
  • Puberty & Hygiene in Kids with ASD
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jan 09 - Jan 09
  • How to Read and Understand Your Child's IEP
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Feb 06 - Feb 06
  • Autism 101 for Families with a new ASD Diagnosis
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Mar 06 - Mar 06
  • How to Prepare Your Child for Transition
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Apr 03 - Apr 03
  • Anxiety at Home and at School
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • May 15 - May 15
  • Understanding the 8 Sensory Systems and Their Impact on Your Child
  • ** Session full **
Adult Education/Information Off Site Parent Caregiver
Personal Fitness
Personal training sessions tailored to the individual fitness needs and goals of the participant.
Youth Teen Adult Fitness On Site Parent Professional Sibling Caregiver
Self Regulation
SeIf-Regulation is a class that teaches participants (ages 13+) to explore ways to manage energy levels and stress using sensory based solutions to build skills.
  • $460
  • Apr 10 - Jun 26
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 10 - Jun 26
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Sensory On Site
Teen Kinect
Teen Kinect is a social skills class for teens (ages 12 - 15) to make friends and participate in a variety of fun activities tailored to the interests of the group.
  • $265
  • Apr 08 - Jun 24
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Apr 13 - Jun 29
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Social On Site
Teen/Young Adult Minecraft
AU Techies is a class designed for teens and young adults (ages 13+) to use interests in technology, computers, AV, and video games (including Minecraft) to engage in socialization and peer relationship development skills.
  • $265
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Social On Site
Vision in Motion
Vision in Motion is a class designed for participants (ages 3+) to utilize different visual exercises in the attempt to increase muscle strength, visual motor skills, and spatial and peripheral awareness.
  • $460
  • Apr 09 - Jun 25
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Apr 09 - Jun 25
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Sensory On Site
Youth Minecraft
Youth Minecraft is a class designed to utilize common interest to promote social skills and communication with peers (ages 7 - 12).
  • $265
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Apr 11 - Jun 27
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social On Site

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