Autism & UF Conference

The Autism & UF Conference is an annual conference aimed at providing high quality professional development to a variety of professionals, including educators, researchers, mental health counselors, psychologists, occupational, physical, and speech therapists, physicians, and caregivers involved in the lives of individuals with ASD. 


The University of Florida Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UF CARD) provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.

Counties Served by UF CARD Gainesville: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Suwannee, Union If you live in a different county in Florida, find your CARD here.

Our office hours are Mondays 1pm-5pm, and Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm. You can call us Toll Free 1-(800)-9-AUTISM or Local (Gainesville Area) (352)-265-2230. We look forward to seeing you!

Please note that CARD may be considered an agency of the State of Florida and that certain records of CARD may be considered public records, which are subject to the Florida Public Record law. Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. The mailing list is not shared with any other agency, individual, or entity outside of CARD unless required by law.


In-Person Parent Support Group Meetings

We are excited to resume our in-person Parent Support Groups!The purpose of these meetings is for parents to have some time to relax, talk, and share…

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Self-Awareness and Self-Care Tips and Tricks

CARD Parent Support Group Guest Speaker: Pam Kissoondyal is the Family Engagement Coordinator at the Florida and Virgin Islands DeafBlind…

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Golf Clinic Spring 2022

This 10-week golf clinic is designed for all types of golfers – beginners, novices, and experienced. Weekly group instruction will be provided for up…

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