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Call for Artists and Performers!

Are you a UF CARD Constituent who wants to showcase your talents? We will be hosting our Annual Celebrating Autism in the Arts event virtually this year and we would be delighted to have you join us! Artists will have images of their work displayed and performers will have…

April is Autism Acceptance Month!

We are joining many other organizations including the Autism Society of America in the shift from “Autism Awareness Month” to “Autism Acceptance Month”. Part of our mission here at UF CARD is to provide public education/awareness, but we feel that the terminology needs to reflect what our true…

Educators! Apply to be a PEPSA Partner

PEPSA Partnership Program 2020-2021 Now accepting applications! What is it? The Partnership Program is an initiative to support educators and schools’ professional development and training, designed to enhance the educational program for students with ASD. As a result of the program, the Statewide Centers for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)…

POLL: Social Challenges for Children with ASD

We are putting together a social group for children who are 8 – 12 years old with ASD or related disabilities. Caregivers, please help us as we plan by answering a very short poll.

Virtual Office Hours

Several CARD Professional Staff are now available for drop-in consultations using video conferencing. You can also schedule an appointment or just drop-in during their office hours.  See the Office Hours page for more information.

Bi-Weekly Parent Forums

Calling all UF CARD parents and guardians!Join us for our bi-weekly online PARENT FORUM. Share ideas and get suggestions & resources for getting through these challenging times.  When: Every other Friday. See our calendar for details. Where: Online via Zoom Questions: Please email Danielle Liso.

Bi-Weekly Teacher Forums

Calling all educators! Do you work in a school setting? Are you supporting the academic needs of students with ASD? Finding yourself in a weird and challenging time? Let’s talk!  Join us for CHOMP (Collaborative Hour of Multi-disciplinary Professionals). We’ll work together to take a bite out of your week! Who: Individuals working in education…

Join us for our first Housing Forum!

Please join us Tuesday, May 19th from 4:00pm to 5:00pm ONLINE for an initial group Housing Discussion of community needs and help us plan for further residential support explorations. Moving out of the family home is one of the biggest milestones in a person’s life. For those with autism and…

Free Online Trainings by Dr. Peter Vermeulen

Dr. Peter Vermeulen will present these ONLINE trainings April 21-25, 2020: Autism as Absolute Thinking in a Relative World: Context Blindness 2.0Sensory Issues in Autism: Are They Really Sensory?Autism and Relationships (Including Friendship): Clarifying the Challenge and the Challenge of ClarifyingAutism and Happiness: From Neurodiversity Towards…

Statement Regarding Cancellation of Stomp the Swamp for Autism 2020

We regret to announce that Stomp the Swamp for Autism 2020 which was scheduled to take place this coming Sunday (3/15/2020) has been cancelled due to growing health concerns regarding COVID-19.   Like you, we were looking forward to spending a morning of fun and fitness for a great cause; but, feel that the health of everyone in our community takes precedence.  We are working out the process for refunds and will be in direct contact with those…