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Programs and workshops available for families:

Autism Awareness Month Open House

The UW Autism Center invites you to join us for an Open House on Thursday, April 24th from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at our UW Seattle location to celebrate Autism Awareness Month. As in past years, we will be offering free workshops on topics including; using visual supports,  communication aps, and current news in autism research. You will also have the opportunity to speak directly with our psychologists, consultants, doctors, and researchers one-on-one about the services we offer and ask questions about sleep issues, early intervention, parent stress, genetic research and more! We hope to see you there! Please click this link for more information.. 

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 is now available here. Please see the flyer or 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 partnered with organizations across the state in the summer of 2013 to provide collaborative workshops. Please see our webpage for more information.