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Exciting Research Updates

Check out some new research out of the Behavior Analysis Research Clinic (BARC) at the University of Florida. Image Gallery Parents Are People Too: Implementing Empirically Based Strategies During Daily Interactions New (old) Perspective on Self-Injurious and Aggressive Biting A Brief Assessment to Identify…

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…

Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance/Acceptance/Appreciation 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. #CelebratesDifferences with the Autism…

UF Gator Nation Giving Day 2022

Thank you for your incredible show of support on UF’s annual Gator Nation Giving Day, donating an total of $22,742. We asked you to “stand up and holler” for the UF Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) on Giving Day and you did! With your help, we…

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 a third pilot projects in autism spectrum disorders. This award went to Dr. Matthew Schmidt and his colleagues in the College of Education…

Next Generation Fundraising

There were many items offered at the Inaugural “Together We CAN…” Supercar Show and Auction held in Miami on 11.18.2021, from Gator memorabilia to supercars and even a speedboat. One of the most unique was the digital artwork “Lambo to the Moon” by artist…

Participate in Research Studies

UF CAN Research Opportunities At UF Health, research studies are available for children, teens and young adults living with developmental disabilities and ASD. Studies involving novel treatment techniques to job-related…

Supercar Fundraiser Success

Fundraiser Over $200,000 Raised for UF CAN Thank you to all of the attendees, donors and sponsors who participated in the VIP Supercar Show "Together We Can" Event in Miami…

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…

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…