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2022 Summer Events

July 18, 2022 Step-Back Program The Step-back Program has been developed to provide a whole school approach to support educators, caregivers, and other professionals to understand their role in…

Autism and 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…

Stomp The Swamp

March 19, 2022 8‎:‎00‎ ‎AM-‎12‎:‎00‎ ‎PM STOMP the SWAMP for Autism is a fundraising event to benefit the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) hosted by the UF student group Impact Autism. UF CARD hosts this event that will have performances, fitness competitions, music, arts and crafts, and more!…

Behavior Strategies That Work

For this series of sessions offered through CARD, participants will learn strategies for managing the spectrum of behaviors observed in children with autism. The sessions are appropriate for caregivers of children with ASD. Many of the strategies that will be addressed are appropriate for individuals of all ages, but the…

Supercar Show and Auction

You Are Invited… November 18, 2021 in Miami, Florida Inaugural "Together we CAN…" Supercar Show and Auction Join UF Health CAN and their sponsors for this fabulous event to benefit…

UF CARD Literacy Institute

In this workshop series, educators gain an understanding of learning characteristics of students with autism spectrum disorder and the implications for literacy instruction. A special emphasis is given to conducting literacy assessments to inform instructional design. Topics addressed during session one and two, held on July 22 and 27, include…

Teachers, Apply Now

The 2021-2022 Diana McLendon Excellence in Teaching Memorial Award is being offered in the memory of Diana McLendon who lost her battle with Leukemia in December 2019. Diana was the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Program Coordinator for the Department of Education, and the liaison for the statewide Center for Autism…

Parent Training Conference for Youths with ASD

About The 2021 PCIT International Biennial Convention is where innovation meets collaboration for the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) community. The 2021 Convention will focus on growing together as we move…

Online Social Learning Sessions

Every Thursday in June , UF CARD will be hosting four social learning sessions for children ages 8-12. These four social learning sessions will focus on common social challenges for tweens ages 8 to 12 years of age. Each session will all be hosted via Zoom from 4…