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UF Health CAN Research Pilot Project Grant Recipients

UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Research Pilot Project Grants  UF Health CAN has awarded grant funding to support two pilot projects in autism spectrum disorders. The first award went to Janelle Bacotti and her colleagues in the Department of Psychology for their project:  Disparities in Accessing…

Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month, where we celebrate difference, promote awareness and spread knowledge about people living with Autism. Stay connected to the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Facebook page for events related to Acceptance Month.

Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program

The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) in Florida (FL-DBEDP) is administered by the Helen Keller National Center (HKNC). This program offers telecommunication adaptive technology equipment, and training in its use, to eligible deafblind Floridians free to charge. Read more about this FREE program here. For…

CAN’s Impact on Families

CAN parent Sydney Stelmaszek talks about the benefits of the interdisciplinary intensive treatments her son is receiving at the UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment. Learn more about how these services work together to improve the quality of life and skills for her son in her video.

New Caregiver Consultation Option Available

Learning that your child has been diagnosed with autism or a related disability can be overwhelming.  To help caregivers get a better understanding of ASD, as well as available supports and services, UF Health CAN offers an optional caregiver consultation following the diagnostic assessment feedback appointment. The feedback appointment is generally…

Newly Funded UF CAN Pilot Projects

The UF Health CAN Steering Committee has recently approved for funding two new exciting pilot projects involving research in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tandem Repeat Expansion Pathomechanisms in Autism Spectrum Disorder Maurice S. Swanson, Ph.D. Principal Investigator Disparities in…

Take a Tour of Our Center

Take a Tour of the CAN Center Courtesy of Colliers International GNV Commercial Advisory Team…

Online Professional Certificate Opportunity

Online Professional Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder » College of Medicine » University of Florida The University of Florida College of Medicine’s online Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be completed in as little as one year. Position yourself for success with specialized training in recognizing…

Tim Tebow Foundation tours CAN

Tim Tebow and members of the Tim Tebow Foundation toured the new UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) to see the great things we’re doing and meet one of our families.