Programs & Classes

LinkUp - Career Development Program

LinkUp is an innovative job skills class that pairs career consulting and employment training with hands-on volunteer work.
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LinkUp is an innovative job skills class that pairs career vocational training with hands-on supported volunteer work. LinkUp is best suited for participants 18+ who can volunteer independently at times, are interested in exploring different types of job opportunities, and can benefit from improving their transferable job skills. Participants can expect to receive a outstanding resources from our career consultant and also have the opportunity to make new friends through this unique experience.

LinkUp Learning Lab: Wednesdays, LinkUp I: 4:30p - 5:30p, LinkUp II: 5:30p - 6:30p

Every other week participants will meet at AutismUp for a unique learning experience. At the LinkUp Learning Lab our participants can expect to work with our career consultants to increase employability skills. Here participants will learn teamwork, workplace culture, communication, time management, critical conversations, conflict resolution, self motivation, goal setting, resume prep and much more!

LinkUp Supported Volunteering: Thursdays, LinkUp I: 4:30p - 6:00p, LinkUp II: 4:30p - 6:00p

Every week participants will meet at their job site for hands-on supported volunteering. Participants can expect to put to practice skills and strategies learned during their lab sessions. Each week participants will be challenged with different goals and be encouraged to track individualized career milestones.

Ages: 18+

Supervision: 6 : 1

Focus: Readiness Skills

Criteria: Participants of all abilities / Open to the public

Job Site(s):

LinkUp I:
Bay View YMCA
1209 Bay Rd Webster, NY 14580

LinkUp II:
(Prerequisite LinkUp I)
Vision Buick GMC

800 Panorama Trail S Rochester, NY 14625

LinkUp Learning Lab:
Every Other Wednesday: 1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20
LinkUp I: 4:30p - 5:30p
LinkUp II: 5:30p - 6:30p

Location:
AutismUp
855 Publishers Parkway
Webster, NY 14580

Duration: 12 weeks

Rate: $390 / Full session


***Please call program department for more information, (585) 248-9011***

  • $390
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • LinkUp I: YMCA Bay View
    • Thursday4:30pm - 6:00pm
    • Wednesday4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • $390
  • Jan 10 - Mar 28
  • LinkUp II: Vision Buick GMC
    • Thursday4:30pm - 6:00pm
    • Wednesday5:30pm - 6:30pm
Teen Adult Readiness Social Off Site

AutismUp Membership

Membership to AutismUp has many benefits, including access to a broad array of complimentary support services, early registration, discounts and more. 

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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. 

Notes:

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

    AutismUp
    Attn: Program Office
    855 Publishers Parkway
    Webster NY, 14580

    or scan and send via email, scholarships@autismup.org

  • 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
E: cjones@autismup.org

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

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