Parent & Caregiver Training

Parent & Caregiver Training

Information and Support

AutismUp was built on the premise that parents need support. Access to other parents and the sharing of information is critical to our mission. Parent and Caregiver Training Workshops are offered regularly, and topics vary each month.

Currently scheduled Parent and Caregiver Training Sessions, Workshops, Support Groups (including *NEW Grandparent Group!) and Speakers, can be seen under the Classes and Workshops section of website, accessible here:

Parent/Caregiver Meetups (support groups)
*NEW Grandparent Meetups
Online Workshops for Parents and Caregivers
Parent Effectiveness Program

Need Formal Training?

We can provide training for parents/caregivers that is required by a court, CPS, or other reason. You can select from a variety of topics to put together customized training for your or your clients' specific needs. Cost is $100 per hour. Financial assistance may be avaiable. Contact Kelly at (585) 248-9011x124 or

Popular Topics for Parents and Caregivers include:

Autism 101: For Newly Diagnosed Families

Building Your Child's Circles of Support

How to Read and Understand Your Child's IEP

The Incredible Five Point Scale

Making Connections

Making the Most of Your Child's IEP Goals

Preparing Your Child for Transition

Puberty and Hygiene for Individuals with ASD

Speaker Series: Subject Matter Expert Presentations and Q & A

Parent Effectiveness Program*

*Training for families is offered at no cost as part of a Basic Membership, with some exceptions.




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