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CAN’s Impact on Families

CAN parent Sydeny 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.

Take a Tour of Our Center

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

Grand Opening of UF Health CAN

Grand Opening UF Health Opens Center Focused on Collaborative Care University of Florida Health today cut the ribbon on its new Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, a multidisciplinary, collaborative facility…

New Series Available-Behavior Strategies That Work

New Series Behavior Strategies That Work Participants will learn strategies for managing the spectrum of behaviors observed in children with autism. This 6-part series is appropriate for both educators and…

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…

Returning to learning during COVID-19

Whether physically returning to school or learning from home, children and their families are facing big changes this fall. These four tips are helpful for all parents during this transition, including those whose children have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs.

Register Now- Parent Training for Disruptive Behaviors

UF CARD is offering a free parent training program to parents of children 2-14 years of age with autism spectrum disorder or related disabilities. This parent training program consists of 6 sequential sessions designed to teach parents ways to reduce disruptive behaviors.DATES/TIMES: Thursdays from 4-5:30pm Sep 17, 2020…

Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those whose kids have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs, as they do their best to keep their children physically and mentally…

Returning to School Social Stories

Returning to school during COVID-19 can present many challenges for students living with ASD. There are many resources out there to support students with this difficult transition, including social stories. Social stories are available for all ages, discussing a multitude of topics, from hand washing, riding the bus to…