UF CARD Services Update

Our offices are CLOSED but our staff is working remotely. COVID-19 resources is a list of various local, state, and national resources we hope you will find helpful during this difficult time.


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.

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.


July 28 & 29, 2020

UF CARD Summer Literacy Institute

The UF CARD Summer Institute webinar series takes place on July 28 and 29th. The institute will focus on strategies to support literacy (i.e., listening, speaking, reading, writing) for individuals with autism in different life stages.


Virtual Office Hours

Several CARD Professional Staff are now available for drop-in consultations using video conferencing. Schedule an appointment or just drop-in during their office hours.