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Story Stacker Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

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

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

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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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2016 CARD Conference Dates Announced

Mark your calendars! The 2016 CARD conference will be held January 28-31, 2016 at the The Florida Hotel and Conference Center. Please note: This is not the typical MLK weekend […]

Preventing Seclusion and Restraint for Students with ASD

The CARD centers have produced a training module for educators on Preventing Seclusion and Restraint for Students with ASD at the request of the FDOE. This module teaches the foundational […]

Job Opportunities in Gainesville for Individuals with Disabilities

The following message is from David Banes, the Transition Program Specialist for Alachua County Public Schools. Please contact him with any questions you may have. Good morning! Just wanted to […]


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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