UF CARD Learning Needs Survey 2018

UF CARD Learning Needs Survey 2018

We are interested in collecting information about the learning needs of our constituents, their families/caregivers, educational teams, and related service providers. Please take a few minutes to answer 10 questions […]

Stomp the Swamp for Autism 2018

10th Annual Stomp the Swamp for Autism 2/17/18

Stomp the Swamp for Autism is a fitness event held annually at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium benefiting the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD). Last year, we had […]

Spotlight on Internet Safety

Spotlight on Internet Safety

The Top Ten Mistakes Teens and Tweens Make on Social Media (For Parents/Caregiver) This is a recording of a presentation by Lori Smith for UF CARD on 11/15/17. The recording […]

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MyTeenFriends Pizza Cooking Class 3/7/18

MyTeenFriends Pizza Cooking Class 3/7/18

March 7, 2018 – Time TBD (evening hours most likely) Cost: $20.00 Location: Fat Tuscan Cafe, 725 NE 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 ***Please RSVP to Katie Roark at kdrane33@ufl.edu […]

MyTeenFriends Stargazing & More 4/13/18

MyTeenFriends Stargazing & More 4/13/18

April 13, 2018 – 8:30pm to 10:00pm Cost: FREE Location: UF Observatory, located across from the Reitz Union, 686 Museum Road, Gainesville, FL 31611 A map with meeting instructions will […]

Registration Open for ASD Endorsement Offered by FDLRS/NEFEC

Registration is now active for the third cohort of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement program facilitated by FDLRS/NEFEC. Please share this with teachers and other educators who may be interested […]

Sensory Storytime

Join the Alachua County Library District for special storytimes created in cooperation with our Center. These storytimes will introduce children ages 3-5 to the library and rhythms of storytime in […]


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.

UF East Campus

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

Map to Waldo Road Office   (Download Free Adobe Reader)

Map to Visitor Parking     (Download Free Adobe Reader)


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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