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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…

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.

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…

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…