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. These services are offered free of charge with your BASIC AutismUp membership.

Currently scheduled Parent and Caregiver Training Sessions, Workshops, Support Groups and Speakers, can be seen under the Classes and Workshops section of website, accessible here:

Parent/Caregiver Meetups (support group)
Grandparent Meetups (support group)
Online Workshops for Parents and Caregivers
Parent Effectiveness Program (PEP)


Individual Education Consults

Address your concerns and problem-solve, one-on-one, with professional autism consultant, Rachel Rosner, AutismUp's Director of Education and Support Services. Rachel will coach you to help prioritize and develop a plan of action, utilizing proven strategies from 20+ years of experience supporting parents and families, and as a parent of children with autism herself.

Cost: $50/hour REGISTER HERE

We'll contact you to schedule a mutually agreeable date, time and location!


More Formal Training

Are you looking to order or recommend formal autism training to a family as part of a court case, Child Protective Services case, or simiilar?

We may be able to accommodate needs for formal, scheduled training. Fees may apply. See popular topics below. Contact Kelly at (585) 248-9011x124 or kconlon@autismup.org to discuss.

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* (PEP)

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

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