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Hospitalization Management at UF CAN

Hospitalization Initiative Lindsay Lloveras, PhD, BCBA has been working with the hospital team at UF Health to ensure a smooth transition for people living with ASD who have to experience…

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…

UF CAN Named as a Center for Research

In June of 2022, the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) was awarded the designation as a Center for Research. CAN already provides extraordinary clinical care for children and adults living with neurodevelopmental disorders. As of June 2022, CAN is now recognized by the University of Florida (UF) and Office…

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…

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…

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…

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…