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Early Bird Pricing for the 2016 CARD Conference Ends Sept. 30th

September 30 is the last day to register for the CARD conference at the low early bird pricing! Pricing increases by $20 on October 1. Are you registered? The conference […]

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Training Needs Survey – Your input needed!

We are interested in collecting information about the learning needs of our constituents, their families/caregivers, educational teams, and related service providers. Click HERE for the short 10 question survey. We greatly appreciate […]

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CARD Professional Development ON-DEMAND

We have taken our training sessions and packaged them in a convenient and easy to use e-learning format, so you can have access to Professional Development on a wide variety […]

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UF Best Buddies Chapter Seeking Participants 18 and Over

The University of Florida Best Buddies Chapter is looking for individuals 18 and over who would like to be paired with a peer buddy. They will be matching buddies next […]

An Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin

On Sept. 24, renowned farm animal behaviorist and autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin will be speaking at 7 p.m. at the UF Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on “Helping […]

New Online IEP Series – Part 1 Now Available!

Introducing the CARD/UF Gainesville 5-Part Individualized Education Program Training Series. The content presented in this training series is intended to benefit parents of students with disabilities who are eligible for […]

New Administrator Training on Best Practices

The statewide CARD Centers recently created an administrator’s training video that gives useful information on best practices for both general education and special education classrooms. This video can be found […]

Registration is Open for 2016 CARD Conference

Early bird registration for the 2016 CARD Conference is now open! Get your tickets now, and get ready to learn about ASD from experts in the field this coming January […]

Recent Addition to Our Professional Development Training Library

Core Challenges and Learning Styles of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Intervention Strategies with Dr. Patrick Rydell Length: 2 hours + follow up activity Target: Teachers/Paraprofessionals/Parents Level: Beginner Click HERE to see […]


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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