Autism 101

Autism 101 series is a 5-week innovative, educational series designed for parents of children who are newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.  We encourage parents, grandparents, family members, caregivers, and professionals to attend, as well as individuals who would like more education about ASD. 

Topics covered in this series include:

  • What is Autism?
  • Services, Regional Center, and Schools
  • Communication in Children with ASD
  • Understanding Problem Behaviors
  • Impact on Family and Family Resilience
  • Your Questions


Tuition is $70 per family for all five sessions or $15 weekly.  Payment is due at the time of registration.

Please see our flyer for more information. 

To reserve your spot, please call our Training Coordinator at 949-267-0471, or email at centertraining1@uci.edu.

If you are paying by cash or by check, payment must be received one week prior to the date of the class.  Checks made payable to UC Regents.

Monthly Support Group

Our center offers a free support group for parents and caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities.  Everyone is welcome!

The support group focuses on parent and caregiver experiences, successes, challenges, and family impact.  We encourage families to attend the Autism 101 Series or similar parent educational programs before attending this group. 

To join our support group, please call 949-267-0434.

Please see our flyer for more information.

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