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.
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 received 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 11,000! 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.
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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.
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This website was developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of Central Florida. UCF CARD is a Center in the College of Health and Public Affairs, and is funded by the State of Florida, through the Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS).
Click here to access the online version of the UCF CARD Newsletter!
Click here to read more about what UCF CARD Coordinators do to support our families, adults and communities in this article by Megan Scavo