Special Needs in the Rochester area
ASSET: Agency for Social Skills Education Training
Social skills groups for preschool kids, school-aged children, and young adults are forming now at ASSET, on 540 Perinton Hills Office Park in Fairport. Groups are formed with careful consideration for individuals' needs. Group and individual sessions are available in a safe, nurturing environment. Contact us to discuss your specific concerns by calling 585-703-3614 or visit our web site at assetrochester.com.
AutismUp is the leading 501(c)3 autism organization in Rochester and the surrounding areas. Founded in 2004, by a small group of parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), our mission is to support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, by expanding and enhancing opportunities to improve quality of life.
AutismUp has grown to include over 2000 family and professional members. The efforts of AutismUp have reached thousands in the Upstate New York area to raise awareness of the autism epidemic and to strengthen the abilities and increase the success of individuals with ASD. We provide support and education to individuals with ASD, their families, and professional service providers.
Rochester Childfirst Network
RCN (Accredited Preschool) has a vision that every child grows up safe and strong able to achieve his or her full potential. With experienced teachers and a cutting-edge curriculum, RCN nurtures and educates children through play. RCN’s inclusive and integrated programs include Infant,Toddler and Preschool programs (6 weeks – 4yrs.) including UPK, Special Education program from (Birth to age 5); a School-Age Wrap-Around program (Grades K-6); a Summer Camp (Grades K-6); Family Child Care program that offers training and special services to more than 200 home based child care providers with workshops on child development, health and safety along with NYS Licensing assistance and CACFP (food program) registration. Visit http://www.rcn4kids.org/ for more information or call us at (585) 473-2858 for a personal tour.