Programs & Classes

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Winter Term 2020 Registration Now Open!

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


Start Here: Click here to log into the AutismUp Family Dashboard. If you are new, please click the following link: New family enrollment for AutismUp and complete all required fields to create your family profile.

*The Golisano Autism Center won't be available on Saturday 1/25/2020. The make-up date for classes is Saturday 4/4/2020

**Cooking with Friends won't be held on Monday 1/6, Wednesday 1/8, and Thursday 1/9. The make-up date for those classes are 3/30, 4/1, and 4/2


Questions regarding programming may be directed to our:

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

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

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.
  • $330
  • Jan 06 - Mar 23
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • 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
  • $375
  • Jan 06 - Mar 23
  • 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
  • $430
  • Jan 10 - Mar 27
  • Friday Youth
  • ** Session full **
  • $430
  • Jan 10 - Mar 27
  • Friday Teen
  • ** Session full **
  • $430
  • Jan 10 - Mar 27
  • Friday 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.
  • $365
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Fitness On Site
Baking Time
Baking Time is designed for youth and young adults (ages 10+) who would like to learn basic baking and executive functioning skills while socializing with peers. Participants will also learn to safely handle various kitchen equipment and utensils. The focus of this class is to have fun while baking with friends!
  • $360
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Readiness Social 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.
  • $365
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Youth (9-12) and Teen (13-19) Saturday
  • ** Session full **
  • $365
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • 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.
  • $365
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • 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+)
  • $330
  • Jan 07 - Mar 24
  • Tuesday
  • ** 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.
  • $330
  • Jan 06 - Mar 23
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • 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.
  • $460
  • Jan 06 - Apr 06
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 08 - Apr 01
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 09 - Apr 02
  • Thursday
  • ** 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
  • $480
  • Jan 07 - Mar 24
  • Tuesday 4:15p-4:55p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 07 - Mar 24
  • Tuesday 5:05p-5:45p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 07 - Mar 24
  • Tuesday 5:55p-6:35p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 08 - Mar 25
  • Wednesday 4:15p-4:55p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 08 - Mar 25
  • Wednesday 5:05p-5:45p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 08 - Mar 25
  • Wednesday 5:55p-6:35p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday 10:00a-10:40a
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday 10:45a-11:25a
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday 11:30a-12:10p
  • ** 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
  • $165
  • Jan 19 - Mar 29
  • Sunday
  • ** 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.
  • $330
  • Jan 06 - Mar 23
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social On Site
LinkUp
LinkUp is an innovative job skills class that pairs career consulting and employment training with hands-on volunteer work.
  • $430
  • Jan 08 - Mar 25
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social Off Site
Minecraft Breakfast Buddies
Connect with friends every Saturday morning using our staff monitored and secure online Minecraft server. Personal Minecraft accounts required.
  • $45
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Social
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
  • Oct 15 - Oct 15
  • October Lunch Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 25 - Oct 25
  • October Coffee Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 28 - Oct 28
  • October Evening Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 12 - Nov 12
  • November Lunch Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 22 - Nov 22
  • November Coffee Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 25 - Nov 25
  • November Evening Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 03 - Dec 03
  • December Lunch Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 13 - Dec 13
  • December Coffee Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 16 - Dec 16
  • December Evening Meet Up
  • ** Session full **
Education/Information On Site Parent Caregiver
Parent Workshops
Building on Priorities Associated with Parenting a Autistic Child
  • free
  • Oct 07 - Oct 07
  • Effective Communication With Your School Team
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 23 - Oct 23
  • Autism 101 for Newly Diagnosed Families
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 04 - Nov 04
  • Effective Behavior Management Techniques
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 07 - Nov 07
  • Darkness to Light: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention for Parents
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 20 - Nov 20
  • Puberty & Hygiene in Kids with ASD
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 02 - Dec 02
  • Anxiety at Home and at School
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 11 - Dec 11
  • The 8 Sensory Systems & their Impact on Your Child
  • ** Session full **
Education/Information On 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
SCAN @ Nazareth
Community based after-school program for teens (ages 12 - 16) facilitated by clinicians from the Nazareth College Speech & Hearing Clinic in collaboration with AutismUp. This program is located off-site.
  • $220
  • Feb 05 - Apr 22
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Social Off Site
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.
  • $480
  • Jan 08 - Mar 25
  • Wednesday 6:45p-7:25p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 08 - Mar 25
  • Wednesday 7:35p-8:15p
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Sensory On Site
Staying Connected
Staying Connected is a social class designed for adults (ages 35+) to meet together to share activities and grow together in confidence, and bond through social activities.
  • $330
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Adult Social 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.
  • $330
  • Jan 06 - Mar 23
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • 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.
  • $330
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • 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.
  • $480
  • Jan 07 - Mar 24
  • Tuesday 6:45p-7:25p
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jan 07 - Mar 24
  • Tuesday 7:35p-8:15p
  • ** 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).
  • $330
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social On Site

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