Programs & Classes

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Having fun, being fit, and making friends…that’s what it’s all about at AutismUp. We are continually expanding offerings in the community and at our multi-sensory learning environment, which is open to the public. Please check out all of our class offerings below!

Check out our new Bundles for a great way to save!

Art & Music for Relaxation
Art & Music for Relaxation is a new class where participants ages 10-18 can explore art and music to regulate and calm.
  • $200
  • Sep 11 - Nov 13
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Sensory
AU Fit
A fast paced, circuit based, group fitness opportunity for teens and young adults.
  • $180
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Fitness Summer and School Breaks On Site
AutismUp Connections
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 20 - Sep 20
  • Adult Connections September
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Sep 21 - Sep 21
  • Connections September Meet-Up: Capabilities Consulting
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 18 - Oct 18
  • Adult Connections October
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 19 - Oct 19
  • Connections October Meet-Up: Upstate Special Needs Planning
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 15 - Nov 15
  • Adult Connections November
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 16 - Nov 16
  • Connections November Meet-Up: TouchStream Solutions
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 13 - Dec 13
  • Adult Connections December
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 14 - Dec 14
  • Connections December Meet-Up
  • ** Session full **
Adult Education/Information On Site Off Site Parent Caregiver
Basketball
Basketball skills and drills for youth and teens.
  • $180
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester: Youth (7-12)
  • ** Session full **
  • $180
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester: Teens (13-19)
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Fitness Off Site
Boxing for Fitness
Youth and teens ages 10 + build fitness, coordination and improve strength in a supported environment.
  • $160
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Fitness Summer and School Breaks On Site
Boys Club
A social opportunity for boys ages 7-12 in a fun boys only club!
  • $180
  • Sep 11 - Nov 13
  • Fall Semester: Monday
  • ** Session full **
  • $180
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester: Saturdays
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social Summer and School Breaks On Site Sibling
Bundles
  • $460
  • Jul 11 - Nov 18
  • Fitness Bundle
  • ** Session full **
  • $460
  • Jul 11 - Nov 18
  • Social Bundle
  • ** Session full **
  • $480
  • Jul 11 - Nov 18
  • Preschool Bundle
  • ** Session full **
  • $240
  • Jul 11 - Nov 18
  • Open Gym Bundle
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Fitness Readiness Sensory Social On Site
Cooking with Friends
Cooking isn’t just an important life skill—it can also be a great social activity!
  • $265
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness On Site
Discovery Camp
Columbus Day Camp is the perfect opportunity for your kids to have a place to go and something to do on this holiday, especially with how busy many other locations will be on Columbus Day.
  • $50
  • Oct 09 - Oct 09
  • Columbus Day Camp - Morning Session
  • ** Session full **
  • $50
  • Oct 09 - Oct 09
  • Columbus Day Camp - Afternoon Session
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Summer and School Breaks On Site
Exploring Play
A new class for ages 3-7 focused on skill development through play.
  • $220
  • Sep 13 - Nov 15
  • Fall Semester-Wednesday
  • ** Session full **
  • $220
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester-Saturday
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Readiness Social On Site
Exploring Sensations
Engage in a variety of sensory experiences at our innovative Multi-Sensory Learning Environment.
  • $265
  • Sep 12 - Nov 14
  • Fall Semester: Tuesdays
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Sep 13 - Nov 15
  • Fall Semester: Wednesdays
  • ** Session full **
  • $265
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester: Saturdays
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Sensory Summer and School Breaks On Site
Fitness 101
A beginner fitness class that explores a wide variety of fitness experiences.
  • $160
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester: Youth (ages 7-12)
  • ** Session full **
  • $160
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester: Teens (ages 13-19)
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness
Food Club
Food Club is the continuation of what is learned in Picky Eaters and gives us the chance to delve further into the topics.
  • $265
  • Sep 13 - Nov 15
  • Fall 2017
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Sensory Social Education/Information On Site Parent Caregiver
Girl Power
A social opportunity for girls ages 7-12 allowing participants to acquire and practice social skills through fun activities.
  • $165
  • Sep 11 - Nov 13
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social Summer and School Breaks On Site
iCan Bike
This camp teaches individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other disabilities, how to ride a conventional bike without training wheels.
  • $250
  • Jul 23 - Jul 27
  • Session I: 8:15 - 9:30 AM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 23 - Jul 27
  • Session II: 9:50 - 11:05 AM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 23 - Jul 27
  • Session III: 11:25 AM - 12:40 PM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 23 - Jul 27
  • Session IV: 1:40 - 2:55 PM
  • ** Session full **
  • $250
  • Jul 23 - Jul 27
  • Session V: 3:15 - 4:30 PM
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Adult Fitness Summer and School Breaks Off Site
Individual Personal Training
Personal training sessions tailored to the individual fitness needs and goals of the participant.
Youth Teen Adult Fitness On Site Parent Professional Sibling Caregiver
LinkUp
LinkUp is a social group designed for individuals ages 18-22.
  • $220
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social
Minecraft Club
Youths and teens utilize their interest in Minecraft to practice social skills.
  • $180
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester: Youth Minecraft (ages 7-12)
  • ** Session full **
  • $180
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester: Teen Minecraft Plus (ages 13-19)
  • ** Session full **
  • $180
  • Sep 14 - Nov 16
  • Fall Semester: Youth Minecraft (ages 7-12)
  • ** Session full **
Youth Teen Social Summer and School Breaks On Site
Open Sensory Gym
  • $15
  • Sep 11 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester Youth & Teens
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Summer and School Breaks
Parent and Me
Parent and Me is a fun opportunity for parents and their kids to participate in a variety of fun and constructive activities here at AU.
  • $100
  • Aug 30 - Sep 08
  • Parent and Me
  • ** Session full **
Preschool On Site
Parent Effectiveness Program | PEP
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Adult Education/Information On Site Off Site Parent
Parent Training & Workshops
Building on Priorities Associated with Parenting a Child with Autism
  • free
  • Sep 13 - Sep 13
  • ASD Sibling Concerns
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 11 - Oct 11
  • Speech Apraxia
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Oct 25 - Oct 25
  • Managing Behaviors at Home
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Nov 08 - Nov 08
  • Autism 101
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Dec 06 - Dec 06
  • Puberty & Hygiene Concerns
  • ** Session full **
Adult Education/Information On Site Parent Caregiver
Picky Eaters Club
Picky Eaters Club is a group designed to help reduce anxiety around food and eating.
  • $265
  • Sep 12 - Nov 14
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Sensory Social Summer and School Breaks
ROC the Community
This is a two day program that encourages teens & young adults to explore the community.
  • $260
  • Jul 09 - Jul 31
  • ROC the Community (Session I)
  • ** Session full **
  • $260
  • Aug 07 - Aug 29
  • ROC the Community (Session II)
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social Summer and School Breaks On Site Off Site
SCCAN Program
Community based after-school program for teens facilitated by clinicians from the Nazareth College Speech & Hearing Clinic in collaboration with AutismUp
  • $120
  • Jan 31 - May 02
  • Winter/Spring Semester
  • ** Session full **
  • $120
  • Sep 20 - Dec 06
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Teen Social Off Site
Self-Regulation Skills
Self-Regulation teaches participants to explore ways to manage energy levels and stress using sensory based solutions to build skills.
  • $265
  • Sep 13 - Nov 15
  • Fall Semester
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Sensory Summer and School Breaks
Skill Building
Individual sessions provided by AutismUp staff.
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Readiness Social On Site
STEAM Camp
Hands on 4 day class for ages 7-12
  • $180
  • Jun 27 - Jun 30
  • Summer Morning Session 9-11am
  • ** Session full **
  • $180
  • Jul 18 - Jul 21
  • Summer Afternoon Session 2:30-4:30PM
  • ** Session full **
Youth Social Summer and School Breaks On Site
Summer Break Week
Discover what makes AutismUp programs special and test out our summer classes with three themed mini-sessions
  • free
  • Jun 26 - Jun 26
  • Fitness Sampler Session (Ages 4-10)
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jun 26 - Jun 26
  • Fitness Sampler Session (ages 12 +)
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jun 27 - Jun 27
  • Social Skills Sampler Session (ages 4 - 10)
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jun 27 - Jun 27
  • Social Skills Sampler Session (ages 12 +)
  • ** Session full **
  • free
  • Jun 28 - Jun 28
  • Autism 101 (Adults Only)
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Fitness Sensory Social Summer and School Breaks Education/Information On Site Parent Caregiver
Summer Program at the YMCA
The Summer Social Skills Program at the YMCA is available to all children with ASD between the ages of 4 and 16. Specialized instruction makes it possible for the campers to be fully included in regular camp activities. AutismUp hires professionals who specialize in working with children with ASD and other disabilities to support our campers alongside the YMCA staff.
  • $550
  • Jul 09 - Aug 17
  • Camp Arrowhead, Pittsford NY - Half Day
  • ** Session full **
  • $550
  • Jul 09 - Aug 17
  • Camp Bay View, Webster NY - Half Day
  • ** Session full **
  • $900
  • Jul 09 - Aug 17
  • Camp Arrowhead, Pittsford NY - Full Day
  • ** Session full **
  • $900
  • Jul 09 - Aug 17
  • Camp Bay View, Webster NY - Full Day
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Social Summer and School Breaks Off Site
Teen Kinect
Teen Kinect is a social opportunity for teens to make friends and participate in a variety of fun activities tailored to the interests of the group.
  • $215
  • Sep 11 - Nov 13
  • Fall Semester: Mondays
  • ** Session full **
  • $215
  • Sep 16 - Nov 18
  • Fall Semester: Saturdays
  • ** Session full **
Teen Social Summer and School Breaks On Site
Teen Scene
Teen Scene allows teens to have fun with friends in the Rochester community.
  • $20
  • Feb 19 - Feb 19
  • Glow Golf and Food Court @ Eastview Mall
  • ** Session full **
  • $20
  • Jun 25 - Jun 25
  • Red Wings Game
  • ** Session full **
  • $35
  • Jul 19 - Jul 19
  • Clubhouse Fun Center
  • ** Session full **
  • $50
  • Aug 14 - Aug 14
  • SeaBreeze
  • ** Session full **
Teen Adult Readiness Social Summer and School Breaks Off Site
Water Safety and Swim Instruction
For ages 3 and up offered in collaboration with the YMCA
  • $125
  • Jul 08 - Aug 19
  • Summer Semester
  • ** Session full **
Preschool Youth Teen Adult Fitness Summer and School Breaks Off Site

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