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

Youth Minecraft

Youth Minecraft is a class designed to utilize common interest to promote social skills and communication with peers (ages 7 - 12).

AutismUp’s computer-based Minecraft groups allow participants to utilize their interest in Minecraft to connect and socially engage with peers in a supported environment. Skills and strategies for turn-taking, working collaboratively, and social problem solving will be targeted through activities. Participants should have the ability to work in small groups, an interest in Minecraft and looking to connect with like-minded peers.

Ages: 7 - 12

Focus: Social Skills

Criteria: Participants of all abilities / Open to the public

1. Communicate requests calmly and share interests with peers

2. Participate in pair / group challenges

3. Respond to cues to maintain regulated state and ask for breaks, as needed

Duration: 12 weeks

Rate: $330/Full session

  • $330
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • Thursday
    • Thursday4:45pm - 5:45pm
  • $330
  • Jan 09 - Mar 26
  • Thursday
    • Thursday6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth 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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