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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…

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…

Preparing to Move to College with Autism

By Cassidy Hopson Moving away from home to attend college is a big lifestyle change for every young adult. But, for those with autism, this change can be particularly challenging. The intensity of college courses combined with increased responsibilities can be a difficult adjustment for new college students with ASD.

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…

Summer Activities for Children and Adults with Autism

By Cassidy Hopson Summer is characterized by longer days, warm weather and more free time. This makes it the perfect opportunity for those with special needs to try new activities that can help strengthen their skills. Below are 5 summer activities great for both children and adults with autism spectrum…