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For Families

Programs and workshops available for families:

Autism Awareness Month Open House

The UW Autism Center faculty and staff would like to thank all of the attendees at our 2014 Open House. We feel honored to be a part of such a vibrant community and look forward to next year.

Stepping Stones Program

The Stepping Stones Program offers quarterly workshops for parents of young children who have been recently diagnosed with autism. Workshops are conducted in small groups to help parents and caregivers get a quick start on learning skills and strategies for understanding, teaching, and having fun with their child.

The next Stepping Stones Program workshop is scheduled for Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 12:30pm - 5:00pm at the UW Autism Center in Seattle. Registration: FULL (stay tuned for another summer date coming soon). Contact our Training Coordinator at 1.877.408.UWAC (8922) or by email at for more information.

The Stepping Stones Program was highlighted in UW Today in the spring of 2012. Read the article here.

ABA Boot Camp

The UW Autism Center is offering an intensive program to prepare individuals to work effectively with young children with autism spectrum disorders. This program is designed for individuals working in home, birth-to-three, preschool, or early elementary settings. Please see our ABA Boot Camp webpage for more information about the training.

Summer Workshop Series

The UW Autism Center is partnering with organizations across the state to provide collaborative workshops during the summer. Please see our webpage for more information.