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CARD Community Events

04.04.20 Leveling UP! Comprehensive Support for Emotional Regulation
Join us for the Leveling UP! Comprehensive Support for Emotional Regulation - Professional Development *** Only Offered Online *** Register Online: http://doepartnership.fmhi.usf.edu/trainings.html

04.06.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

04.07.20 Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be aware of their ASD diagnosis.

04.07.20 Virtual Chat with UM-NSU CARD Constituency Board Member & Diane Adreon, Ed.D., Associate Director, UM-NSU CARD
Virtual Chat with UM-NSU CARD Constituency Board Member & Diane Adreon, Ed.D., Associate Director, UM-NSU CARD

04.08.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

04.08.20 Virtual Mothers Group
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

04.09.20 Planning for a Loved One With Special Needs
Introduction to special needs planning tools and why they are important. The training provides families with a brief introduction to special needs planning and different options to plan for the future.

04.10.20 Move Along with UM-NSU CARD - FIT Friday’s
This group will incorporate fitness & nutrition tips along with resources to stay active & create healthy habits while at home. Weekly special guest appearances including PE coaches & community fitness experts!

04.10.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

04.13.20 Grupo de Apoyo para Comportamientos
Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca en el hablar acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en los escuelas, hogares y en la comunidad.

04.13.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

04.14.20 Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be aware of their ASD diagnosis.

04.14.20 Virtual Meet & Greet for Parents Join us and Learn about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & How CARD Can Help You!
The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at the University of Miami provides free services to families in Monroe County. Please join us if you have a child that you suspect may have autism or has been recently diagnosed, or have questions about autism spectrum disorder. Learn how UM-NSU CARD Can Help You!

04.15.20 Inclusion Strategies to Increase the Likelihood of Positive Behaviors
This training will include simple strategies teachers can implement in their classrooms that will help students with autism spectrum disorder as well as other disabilities.

04.15.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

04.16.20 Virtual Mothers Group
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

04.16.20 Adult Support Group by ZOOM!
A support group to help bring adults with autism together to interact, gain support from one another, and learn new skills. Participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD, be 18 years or older, and be out of high school. They also must be able to sustain a reciprocal conversation and discuss a variety of topics

04.17.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

04.20.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

04.20.20 Parents of Adults Online Support Group
This group is for parents & caregivers of adults with autism spectrum disorder &related disabilities to provide an avenue for sharing & supporting one another.

04.21.20 Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be aware of their ASD diagnosis.

04.22.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

04.22.20 Just for Dads
Gathering of fathers of children with autism and related disabilities to support one another, share resources, and connect. Must be a registered UM-NSU CARD client.

04.22.20 Grupo de Apoyo para Madres Virtual
Disfruta la oportunidad de conocer a otras madres de niños con un diagnostico de autismo, compartir experiencias, hacer preguntas y recibir apoyo.

04.23.20 Job Club Broward Goes ZOOM!
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will learn about job search and networking strategies, work on resumes, practice interviewing skills, set career goals and help each other keep a positive attitude. **THIS IS NOT A JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM

04.24.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

04.27.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

04.28.20 Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be aware of their ASD diagnosis.

04.29.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

05.01.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

05.04.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

05.04.20 UM-NSU CARD Parents of Adults with ASD Support Group (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers with adult children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Facilitated by Dr. Diane Adreon

05.05.20 Relating-2-Reading (Broward)
Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to help your child!

05.06.20 Behavior Support Group
Join us for a virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are affected by challenging behaviors. You must be a UM-NSU CARD client in order to participate in this event.

05.07.20 Language Links Spring 2020 (Broward)
Language Links offers parents, caregivers, and professionals strategies and resources that support language and literacy development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We will work together to share a variety of no-tech through high-tech strategies and communication aids to promote skill acquisition. Registration is required.

05.07.20 Job Club Broward Goes ZOOM!
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will learn about job search and networking strategies, work on resumes, practice interviewing skills, set career goals and help each other keep a positive attitude. **THIS IS NOT A JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM

05.08.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

05.11.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

05.11.20 Grupo de Apoyo para Comportamientos
Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca en el hablar acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en los escuelas, hogares y en la comunidad.

05.12.20 Relating-2-Reading (Broward)
Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to help your child!

05.14.20 Know you Rights: The Baker Act and the new Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Law (Miami-Dade)
Know you Rights: The Baker Act and the new Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Law

05.15.20 Grupo De Apoyo Para Comportamientos (Broward)
Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfocaen hablar acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares y en la comunidad. También se enfocara en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas.

05.15.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

05.18.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

05.19.20 Relating-2-Reading (Broward)
Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to help your child!

05.19.20 Job Club (Broward)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will learn about job search and networking strategies, work on resumes, practice interviewing skills, set career goals and help each other keep a positive attitude. Interested in more information related to teens and adults with autism? **THIS IS NOT A JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM

05.19.20 Social GAAIN (Miami Lakes)
The format of these conversation-based social networking meetings may vary. This group is for registered CARD constituents 18 years and older who are out of high school. Adults should be able to sustain a conversation and participate in group discussions on various topics. All individuals who are interested in attending for the first time, must arrange to participate in a screening with a facilitator in advance.

05.20.20 Just for Dads (Coral Gables)
SHARE.ASK.SUPPORT ONE ANOTHER Meet other Dads with Children on the Spectrum. Facilitated by: Dr. Michael Alessandri

05.21.20 Support Group for Mothers (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Facilitator: Stephanie Garcia-Delgado, M.S.

05.22.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

05.23.20 Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will learn about job search and networking strategies, work on resumes, practice interviewing skills, set career goals and help each other keep a positive attitude. **THIS IS NOT A JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM Interested in more information related to teens and adults with autism?

05.23.20 Adult Support Group (Coral Gables)
A support group to help bring adults with autism together to interact, gain support from one another, and learn new skills. Participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD, be 18 years or older, and be out of high school. They also must be able to sustain a reciprocal conversation and discuss a variety of topics.

05.26.20 Middle and High School Teen Time (Coral Gables)
Join us for a Middle and High School Teen Time, students will be given the opportunity to learn about topics related to their everyday life while being supported by facilitators. .

05.27.20 High School Teen Time (Broward)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for high school students. Teen Time is designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are able to independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

05.27.20 Middle School Teen Time (Broward)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for middle school students. Teen Time is designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are able to independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

05.29.20 Mental Health Moments with Weekly Online Series on Fridays
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

05.31.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

06.03.20 Behavior Support Group
Join us for a virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are affected by challenging behaviors. You must be a UM-NSU CARD client in order to participate in this event.

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Tropical Nights is your way to help those affected by autism living in South Florida. It is a fundraiser benefiting the programs, services and research initiatives of the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities. This event is a festive celebration designed to raise autism awareness while entertaining our guests with fine food, drinks, music, dancing, and acknowledging the tireless efforts of important community partners. The overwhelming success of Tropical Nights over these past years has allowed CARD to maintain its services during times of tremendous constituency growth and budget cuts. For this, we are extremely grateful to our supportive community and generous donors. Funds raised at Tropical Nights help support valuable programs and services, all of which are provided at no direct cost to families. For more information about Tropical Nights, visit us at www.miami.edu/tropicalnights.

 

Van 2016

family_mobile_clinic.pngFamily Mobile Clinic The CARD Mobile Clinic is a 23 foot van that reaches out in the community giving schools, agencies and families the opportunity to connect and register with CARD. The Family Mobile Clinic is also available for Health and Resource Fairs in the community. We do not provide a formal diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, we are a first step for parents who have concerns regarding their child's development. Parents or individuals who already have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorders can register at the Family Mobile Clinic with CARD and begin to receive our FREE support services.  

To schedule the Mobile Family Clinic at your Health/Resource Fair, School or Community Center, please contact Michelle Costa - Manager, Special Events at 305.284.5269, by email at mke@miami.edu, or complete this community events form.

 

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EVENTS

04.04.20
Leveling UP! Comprehensive Support for Emotional Regulation

Join us for the Leveling UP! Comprehensive Support for Emotional Regulation - Professional Developme... More

04.06.20
Surviving & Thriving

Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CA... More

04.07.20
Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!

Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants mus... More


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