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Residents in the following six counties served by UF CARD/Gainesville can now create a safety profile at the Smart911 website: Alachua, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, and Union. The information you enter […]


Autism Awareness Month: Save these Dates!

APRIL is Autism Awareness Month! Please click on the links below for details. Additional events will be added as information becomes available. 4/4 8th Annual EHS S.T.A.R. 5K 4/18 APD/Family Care […]

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Registration Open! 8th Annual S.T.A.R. 5K Autism Awareness Walk/Run April 4th, 2015

8th Annual S.T.A.R. 5K Autism Awareness Walk/Run April 4th, 2015  at Boulware Springs Nature Park 3400 Southeast 15th Street, Gainesville, FL 32641 Register Here: Purpose: Raise autism awareness and funds for the UF […]

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Lunch Chat #6 Vacation Planning Tips

March 10, 2015 12pm-1pm Presenter:  Margie Garlin Margie Garlin has worked for UF CARD since 1999. She is currently the Sibshop facilitator for UF CARD Sibshops in our Gainesville and […]

Tools for Success Family Conference 2/26/2015 at UNF

Tools for Success Family Conference The 20th Annual Conference for and about Families of Children with Special Needs February 26, 2015 7:15 A.M. – 3:15 P.M. This conference is for […]

Your Help is Needed! *** TIME SENSITIVE REQUEST ***

On Monday, February 9th we received a request from Senator Don Gaetz, Chairman of the Florida Senate Education Appropriations Committee for information to help the Florida Legislature determine the value […]

Lunch Chat #5 They’re 18…Now What? Guardianship Made Simple

February 26, 12pm-1pm Presenter:  Sylvia James-Miller Retired Parent Partner, Constituency Board Chair, UF CARD Chair, Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. Owner/Operator, Endless Possibilities Waiver Support Coordination Services Founder & Chair, Parents […]

CARD Day at the Capitol 2/9/15

You’re invited to CARD Day at the Capitol Sponsored by FSU CARD Monday, February 9 11AM – 2PM Rotunda Table Staffed from 11AM – 2PM Luncheon @ 11:30AM – Senate […]

Save the Date: Suwannee River Paddle for Autism – April 25, 2015

Suwannee paddle autism flyer 2015 rev20150110   4th Annual Suwannee River Paddle for Autism – Saturday, April 25, 2015 Start 9am – noon at Highway 51 Bridge near Mayo for 3 to 4 […]


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


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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