Programs & Classes

Boys Zone

Boys Zone is a social skills class designed for boys (ages 6-12) to meet together to learn and gain confidence through social activities and engaging in comprehensive lesson plans.

Boys Zone is a social class for boys allowing opportunities to develop social skills needed to participate in small group games and activities. AutismUp staff follow lesson plans designed to teach social skills for each specific class. Social communication, joint-attention, and turn taking skills are the focus of this group. The program develops skills and strategies for group participation and managing social interactions. Boys Zone is a great opportunity to enjoy fun activities while building confidence and friendships.

Category: Social Class

Ages: 6-12

Criteria: Participants of all abilities, open to the public

Goals: Joint attention, social communication, turn taking

Outcomes: Eye-contact, appropriate greetings/question-asking/social responses, sharing/turn-taking, participation in group activities

  • $380
  • Apr 19 - Jun 28
  • Boys Zone I: Wednesdays 4:30p-5:25p
    • Wednesday4:30pm - 5:25pm
  • $415
  • Apr 22 - Jul 08
  • Boys Zone II: Saturdays 9:15a-10:10a
    • Saturday9:15am - 10:10am
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Join a community of parents, professionals and people who get it and enjoy complimentary support services, training & information, registration notices, member events, and more.



How to register:

Click here to access the AutismUp Dashboard. First time registrants will need to create a family account prior to enrolling in classes.

To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Request Form and provide the first two pages of your most recent tax return. Scan and send via email, Or, mail to:

ATTN: Program Office
50 Science Parkway
Rochester NY, 14620

Gift cards are available for purchase and redeemable towards the cost of any class.

Please contact us with questions or concerns:

Craig Jones, Program Operations Director
P: (585) 248-9011, ext. 116

Questions specific to payment, billing, invoicing & finances:
P: (585) 248-9011, ext. 105

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