Unlocking Comprehensive Literacy: Empowering All Learners with Complex Needs to Access Instruction

August 2024

General INFORMATION

The University of Florida Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UF CARD) provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.

Counties Served by UF CARD 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.

Our office hours are Mondays 1pm-5pm, and Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm. Appointments are encouraged. You can call us Toll Free 1-(800)-9-AUTISM or Local (Gainesville Area) (352)-265-2230. We look forward to seeing you!

CARD does not provide services such as diagnosis, therapy (for example ABA, OT, PT), ongoing behavioral interventions, respite care, or medical care of any kind.

For information about diagnostic assessments and therapies at UF Health please see UF Health Child or Adult Psychiatry, or contact UF Health CAN.

For information about our services please see Services and FAQ.

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.