Attention: AutismUp Classes at the Golisano Autism Center are cancelled for the remainder of the week and will resume on January 27, 2020 due to a pipe burst. Make-up classes will be rescheduled for week of 3/31-4/3.

Programs & Classes


AlphaU is a social skills class designed for older teens and young adults (ages 16+) to meet together to learn and gain confidence through social activities and engaging in comprehensive lesson plans.

AlphaU is a comprehensive social skills class. Lesson plans include group discussion, games and activities tailored to the interests of the participants. The focus of this class is to make friends, have fun with their peers, and get along with each other. This program develops skills, strategies for self-confidence, communication, and social awareness. AlphaU is a great opportunity to enjoy planning and doing fun activities with others, relax, and have a fun time socializing.

Ages: 16 - 24

Focus: Social Skills

Criteria: Participants of all abilities / Open to the public / Community Class

Duration: 12 weeks

Rate: $330 / Full session

  • $330
  • Jan 06 - Mar 23
  • Monday
    • Monday7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • $330
  • Jan 11 - Mar 28
  • Saturday
    • Saturday11:30am - 12:30pm
Teen Adult Social On Site

AutismUp Membership

MembershipMembership to AutismUp has many benefits, including access to a broad array of complimentary support services, registration notices, special events and more.



How to register:

Click here to register for classes and to access the new AutismUp Dashboard. If you are using our new registration system, CampSite, for the first time you will be required to create a new family account before enrolling in any classes/programs.


  • To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Request Form and send the first two pages of your most recent tax return to:

    Attn: Program Office
    50 Science Parkway
    Rochester NY, 14620

    or scan and send via email,

  • Gift cards are available for purchase and redeemable towards the cost of any class, program, workshop, or special event.

Feel free to contact us anytime with questions or concerns:

Program Coordinator:
Craig Jones
P: (585) 248-9011 ext. 116

If you have questions specific to payment, billing, invoicing and finances please contact:
P: (585) 248-9011 ext. 105

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