Programs & Classes

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Winter Registration 2019 is now Open!

Please contact Craig Jones, Program Coordinator, if you are interested in classes 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.

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
  • Jan 07 - Mar 25
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Jan 07 - Mar 25
  • 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
  • Jan 11 - Mar 29
  • Youth
  • ** Session full **
  • $390
  • Jan 11 - Mar 29
  • Teen
  • ** Session full **
  • $390
  • Jan 11 - Mar 29
  • 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
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • Youth (9-12): Saturday
  • ** Session full **
  • $330
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • Teens and Young Adults (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
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Youth Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $300
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Teen Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $300
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Adult Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness On Site
Body Jamz
Get fit and feel good while jamming out to upbeat tunes!
  • $330
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Body Jamz
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Fitness Social On Site
Boys Zone
A social class for boys (ages 6 - 12) allowing opportunities to make friends, socialize, and have fun.
  • $265
  • Jan 07 - Mar 25
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Jan 09 - Mar 27
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $420
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • 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
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Jan 08 - Mar 26
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 08 - Mar 26
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 08 - Mar 26
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 09 - Mar 27
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 09 - Mar 27
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 09 - Mar 27
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Jan 06 - Mar 10
  • Winter 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
  • Jan 07 - Mar 25
  • 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.
  • $390
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Bay View Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $390
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Vision Buick GMC Thursday
  • ** 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.
  • $30
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Social
Open Sensory Gym
Open Gym gives families the opportunity to experience our Multi-Sensory Learning Environment together.
  • $80
  • Jan 07 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Sep 26 - Sep 26
  • James Traylor: What Systems Could Benefit Your Child in to Adulthood?
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 24 - Oct 24
  • Jeanne Ricigliano: Jumpstart Your Transition Planning
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 28 - Nov 28
  • Dr. Tiffany Pulcino: URMC Complex Care Center
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 12 - Dec 12
  • Prevention 1st: Safe @ Home Program
  • ** 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
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.
  • $200
  • Feb 06 - Apr 24
  • 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.
  • $460
  • Jan 09 - Mar 27
  • Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 09 - Mar 27
  • 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
  • Jan 07 - Mar 25
  • Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Jan 12 - Mar 30
  • 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
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • 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
  • Jan 08 - Mar 26
  • Tuesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jan 08 - Mar 26
  • 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
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • Thursday
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social On Site

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