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In-Person Parent Support Group Meetings

We are excited to resume our in-person Parent Support Groups!The purpose of these meetings is for parents to have some time to relax, talk, and share about our children and experiences. Please come join us!  Upcoming meeting dates & locations: May 10th , 202211am to 1pmPeach Valley…

Self-Awareness and Self-Care Tips and Tricks

CARD Parent Support Group Guest Speaker: Pam Kissoondyal is the Family Engagement Coordinator at the Florida and Virgin Islands DeafBlind Collaborative at the University of Florida. She is also a parent of an adult daughter diagnosed with Autism.  Pam will share self-awareness and self-care tips and tricks from her lived…

Register now for the Autism & UF Conference

The Autism & UF Conference is an annual conference aimed at providing high quality professional development to a variety of professionals, including educators, researchers, mental health counselors, psychologists, occupational, physical, and speech therapists, physicians, and caregivers involved in the lives of individuals with ASD.  This event will consist of two…

Golf Clinic Spring 2022

This 10-week golf clinic is designed for all types of golfers – beginners, novices, and experienced. Weekly group instruction will be provided for up to 8 participants by Scott Hampton, golf professional and Director of the University of Florida Golf Course. UF CARD staff will be on site to assist at…

Find us at these community events!

05/21/22 Safe Kids’ Day hosted by Just Between Friends of Gainesville, FL (Alachua)05/22/22 Swamp City 5K Obstacle Course Race (Gainesville)05/27/22 Family Café (Orlando)06/04/22 Alachua County Library District Reader Palooza (Gainesville) Please email us if you have any questions.

Gainesville Soccer Alliance TOPSoccer Program

A special invitation for CARD families from GSA TOPSoccer…GSA TOPSoccer is a community-based training program for all athletes with intellectual, emotional, and or physical disabilities. TOPS allows children (ages 4+) with special needs the opportunity to play soccer with peers and volunteers. The program strives to provide…

Social Learning Sessions for Children 8-12

UF CARD is hosting social learning groups on the first Thursday of each month from 4:15–5:15pm for children 8-12 years old with ASD. Every third meeting will be held in person at the UF CARD office located at 4101 NW 89th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606. 1/6/2022 – Zoom 2/3/2022…

Social Learning Sessions for Teens 13-17

UF CARD is hosting social learning groups on the third Thursday of each month from 4:15–5:15pm for children 13-17 years old with ASD. We will start with an in-person meeting at the UF CARD office located at 4101 NW 89th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606. Please see the schedule below:…

Professional Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s 12-credit Online Autism Spectrum Disorder program offers a flexible learning environment for working professionals and other individuals who want to enhance their education and career opportunities in autism spectrum disorder. Complete in as few as two semesters. More Information…