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Autism

New Study: Virtual Reality Environments

Seeking Participants Virtual Reality Environments Help us invent the future of virtual reality for people with Autism by participating in our focus group study. You may be eligible to participate…

NIH Funds 5-year, $10 Million ASD Study

New Autism Study Brandon Zielinski, M.D., Ph.D, an associate professor and chief of pediatric neurology at the University of Florida and member of UF CAN, has received a National Institute…

Hurricane Preparedness with Autism

With this hurricane season upon us, it is important for families of loved ones with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to take extra precaution and planning. People living with ASD often have a difficult time with changes in routine, so planning ahead for such emergencies, like hurricanes, to ensure most…

2022 Fall Events at CARD

The UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) is host to many exciting events and groups this fall. With community programming and collaboration with local organizations, such as Gainesville Soccer Alliance and UF HealthStreet, there is a wide variety of events that people living with Autism…

Women on the Spectrum Support Group

UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities is hosting a new support group for women on the spectrum. This group will meet virtually and occur on the first Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 8pm. For more information on the Women on the Spectrum group visit the…

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 professionals to understand their role in…

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…

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…

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…