Our resource guide contains over 100 pages of helpful information, from medical specialists to barbers and swim instructors familiar with ASD. The difference between our resource guide and others is that providers in our guide must be recommended by at least two families already affiliated with CARD.
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View Upcoming Parent Education Seminars and Support Groups.
Our primary service is to provide individualized, direct consultative assistance to individuals with autism and related disabilities in Central Florida and their families. Other services include technical assistance and consultation, professional training programs, and public education activities.
Currently, you can register a person with an autism spectrum disorder or related disability with our center via phone.
If you are a professional wishing to recieve information on our offerings, please click here to contact us.
Florida is home to many individuals with autism and related disabilities. In response to the needs of these people and their families, seven regional, nonresidential resource centers have been established.
Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD is a condition defined by abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and the presence of repetitive behaviors and restricted interests.
Welcome to UCF CARD!
FLORIDA'S FIRST CHOICE FOR AUTISM SUPPORTS
The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of Central Florida provides support to the Central Florida area, including Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia Counties. Please click on the tabs above to browse our site for information about Autism Spectrum Disorders and our services.
This short video is portrayed by actors and based on actual stories told by parents who use the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
This video offers advice for parents who have children who are newly diagnosed with Autism, and includes basic practices from parents on how to use the CARD resources.
We Welcome You
Whether you are a family who has newly recieved an ASD diagnosis, an adult on the spectrum or a new member of the Central Florida ASD community, we welcome you to our family of over 10,000! We are Central Florida's First Choice for Autism Support, and look forward to getting to know you. Give us a call at 407 823 6011 to register and get started with services and support.
Terri Daly, Ph.D.
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12424 Research Parkway, Suite 365, Orlando, FL 32826-2202
You can watch our recorded seminar and then contact your Coordinator to form a plan.
ASD JOB BOOTCAMP NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
Bootcamp is for individuals with ASD ages 18-25, who meet appropriate group criteria as specified.
View the full list of criteria here
Download the application here
Applications can be returned to the PALS Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Employment Opportunities in Central Florida
Could YOU be the next great business developer for adults with ASD?
attend this seminar to learn how
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UCF CARD shares in the grief of Orlando in the wake of the PULSE massacre. Children are not immune to the grief we feel. We have prepared a social story that may be used to help children process what is going on in our area now and in the next few days. To download and print, click here. To view online, click on the book to the right. To request a copy to add different photos, email us.
A social story for the Orlando Shooting