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Early Bird Registration is Open for the 2020 CARD Statewide Conference

The 27th Annual Statewide Florida Autism Conference-CARD will be held January 16 – 19, 2020 at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center at The Florida Mall in Orlando, Florida. THURSDAY […]

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Parent Training for Disruptive Behaviors GAINESVILLE Fall 2019

REGISTER NOW! UF CARD is offering a free parent training program to parents of children 12 years of age and younger with autism spectrum disorder or a related disability. This […]

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Study Participants Ages 35-75 with & without ASD needed for Clinical Rearch Study

The Sensorimotor Abnormalities and Their Neural Mechanisms in Autism Spectrum Disorder  The Neurocognitive and Behavioral Development lab (NBDlab) currently is seeking individuals with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for […]

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One City One Story: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

One City One Story: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We are happy to be collaborating with the Hippodrome Theatre and the Alachua County Library District on the One City One Story program focusing on the book, The Curious Incident of the Dog […]

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo’s “Quiet Time” for Children on the Autism Spectrum 9/28/19

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo’s “Quiet Time” for Children on the Autism Spectrum 9/28/19

The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is becoming a sensory-inclusive certified zoo, and will hold a special event for children on the autism spectrum! Quiet Time at the Zoo Saturday, […]

Donuts with MyTeenFriends 9/14/19

Donuts with MyTeenFriends 9/14/19

Date & Time: Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:45am – 12:15pm Location: Mini Donut Plains 201 SE 2nd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601 Mini Donut Plains is a new restaurant in downtown […]

Call for Artists and Performers!

Calling all artists and performers!  Our third annual Autism in the Arts Night is a great opportunity for individuals with autism to showcase their performance and creative talents.  If you can […]

Participants Needed for Higher Education and Employment Study

If you or your child is diagnosed with ASD and would like the opportunity to apply for higher education or employment, consider enrolling in our study! Individuals diagnosed with autism […]

Autistic Middle School Students Needed for Classroom Strategy Development Study

Does your middle school-aged child have a diagnosis of autism? Do they struggle to stay on task in the classroom or at home during homework time? Maybe your child performs […]

New Support Group for Fathers – Rad Dads

Join us for our new dads with kids on the autism spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks. Meetings […]


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

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UF East Campus

Counties Served by CARD-UF 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.




1-(800)-9-AUTISM or Local (Gainesville Area) (352)-273-0581




Our offices are located in the University of Florida's East Campus Building.

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200
Gainesville, FL 32609

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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)-273-0581. 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.


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