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Register Now for Our Summer Literacy Institute!

Learn and Practice: Emergent Literacy for Complex Students Presented by: Susan Norwell, M.A. Tue, Jul 23, 2019 & Wed, Jul 24, 2019 9:00 AM –​ 3:30 PM EDT Registration begins […]

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UF CARD Employment Boot Camp: #AdultingGoals 6/24-28/19

UF CARD is offering a one-week (i.e., five full-days) Employment Boot Camp for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities (RD). The schedule of activities for the Boot […]

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Are you a parent of an adult or high school student with ASD who is Hispanic or Latino? Your Input is Needed!

Do you know a parent of an adult or high school student with ASD who is Hispanic or Latino? Share this post to help us find out more about how […]

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Lunch with MyTeenFriends 6/25/19

Lunch with MyTeenFriends 6/25/19

Date/Time:  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm Location:  Afternoon Restaurant 231 NW 10 Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601 Guests should bring money to purchase food, but those with allergies or […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Basic Visuals Starter Kit

Spotlight on Basic Visuals Starter Kit

Our newest Spotlight is about our Basic Visuals Starter Kit.


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

Map to Waldo Road Office   (Download Free Adobe Reader)

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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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