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Project Leo

Project Leo: Free Tracking Devices Available to Individuals with ASD in Alachua, Baker, Columbia, Hamilton, and Suwannee Counties

Published: Sep 16th, 2016

Update 5/4/18: The Missing Persons Bill (known as Project Leo) has been signed by the governor. Good! However, the funding that was requested to operate this program was cut due […]

Horticulture Program for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

Wilmot Gardens and UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) are offering a fall course in horticulture and related activities. Sessions encourage participants to explore horticulture through propagating and nurturing plants. This structured program is designed to develop […]

Creative Writing for Adults on the Spectrum

Published: Apr 8th, 2016

Join us for the next session of a pilot program: “Creativity Is Boundless: Creative Writing for Those With Autism” MONDAY, June 13, 2016 from 6:00-7:00 pm at Millhopper Branch Library […]

Community Explorers: Sign Up for 2nd Session Now!

Community Explorers: Sign Up for 2nd Session Now!

Published: Apr 6th, 2016

Would you like to explore the community with your family? Would you like hands-on training to help your child with transitions and sensory needs on the go? We are pleased […]

Registration is open for the 9th Annual EHS STAR Autism Awareness 5K

Published: Mar 8th, 2016

9th Annual EHS STAR Autism Awareness 5K April 30, 2016 Boulware Springs Nature Park 3400 Southeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL 32641 $15 online registration http://uffuflevents.imodules.com/2016-star-5k $20 on-site registration 8am registration […]

Autism Panel Discussion 3/17 Following Actors’ Warehouse Show, Dancing Lessons

Autism Panel Discussion 3/17 Following Actors’ Warehouse Show, Dancing Lessons

Published: Mar 8th, 2016

Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain Directed by Robert Sturmer March 10 – 20, 2016, Thur. – Sat. 8pm & Sun. 3pm Dancing Lessons centers on Ever, a young man […]

UF Best Buddies Chapter Seeking Participants 18 and Over

Published: Sep 30th, 2015

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 […]

Painting with a Purpose

Published: Jul 29th, 2015

The JiggyWidIts, a Bunco group in Ocala, has been raising money to support our services for individuals with autism and related disabilities for four years now! In addition to collecting donations at […]

Sensory Storytime

Published: Jul 29th, 2015

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 […]

Researcher Funded by PCORI to Further Autism Research

Published: Jun 9th, 2015

Please follow this link to read this article originally published by the UF College of Nursing: http://nursing.ufl.edu/2015/05/03/researcher-funded-by-pcori-to-further-autism-research-2/ Our Director, Greg Valcante, is currently serving on the Community Advisory Board for this […]