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CARD Community Events

03.06.21 Women on the Spectrum Support Group
Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!

03.08.21 HS Teen Time
Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and have access to an electronic device (Smartphone, IPad, tablet, desktop, laptop).

03.08.21 MS Teen Time
Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and have access to an electronic device (Smartphone, IPad, tablet, desktop, laptop).

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

03.09.21 Serie de Comunicacion y CAA en Sindrome de Angelman
Esta serie constituye una primera aproximación al mundo de la comunicacion alternativa y aumentativa (CAA), desde la perspectiva de las características y necesidades específicas de comunicación que presentan las personas con Síndrome de Angelman.

03.09.21 Life for Adults on Zoom
This is a new life skills based activity group that will meet virtually on Zoom. Adult constituents will have the opportunity to learn and develop various life skills through live step by step instruction and visual supports.

03.10.21 Transition & Adult Social Skills Training Series
Join The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult team for our Spring Social Skills Training Series. This training series is presented by PEERS certified trainers and will be an introduction to social skills.

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

03.13.21 All Abilities Series: Theater Games Part 1
The Broward Center's All Abilities Series features inclusive, free interactive virtual events for families to enjoy from the comfort of their homes, brought together through engaging arts experiences. Everyone is welcome! No prior experience is needed. The Broward Center’s sensory-friendly programming is made possible through the generous support of The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation and the Taft Foundation. Special thanks to UM-NSU CARD for their continued in-kind support.

03.16.21 Serie de Comunicacion y CAA en Sindrome de Angelman
Esta serie constituye una primera aproximación al mundo de la comunicacion alternativa y aumentativa (CAA), desde la perspectiva de las características y necesidades específicas de comunicación que presentan las personas con Síndrome de Angelman.

03.17.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

03.17.21 Just for Dads
Gathering of fathers of children with autism and related disabilities to support one another, share resources, and connect.

03.17.21 Serie de Comunicación Alternativa y Aumentativa (CAA)
Esta serie sobre comunicacion alternativa y aumentativa (CAA) explicara multiples funciones de CAA con ideas, actividades y materiales para usar en casa.

03.18.21 Not Just ASD
Does your child have ASD along with another medical condition? This group is for family members who have a child or adult with ASD who has another cooccurring medical condition. This group will provide an opportunity to connect with other families facing similar challenges, support one another and share resources. Co-Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Durocher and Ysela Heim

03.18.21 Adult Support Group by Zoom!
An online support group to help bring adults with autism together to interact, gain support from one another, and learn new skills.

03.18.21 Sibling Support Group
UM-NSU CARD is offering free Sibling Support Groups. Children (8-12 years old) who have a sibling with autism are invited to join our March group.

03.20.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

03.23.21 Serie de Comunicacion y CAA en Sindrome de Angelman
Esta serie constituye una primera aproximación al mundo de la comunicacion alternativa y aumentativa (CAA), desde la perspectiva de las características y necesidades específicas de comunicación que presentan las personas con Síndrome de Angelman.

03.23.21 Teen Time
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.

03.23.21 Social GAAIN via Zoom
The format of these activity based social networking meetings may vary. This is a group for registered UM-NSU CARD constituents 18 years and older. Adults should be able to sustain a conversation and participate in various topics with minimal assistance.

03.24.21 Serie de Comunicación Alternativa y Aumentativa (CAA)
Esta serie sobre comunicacion alternativa y aumentativa (CAA) explicara multiples funciones de CAA con ideas, actividades y materiales para usar en casa.

03.25.21 Grupo de Apoyo para Comportamientos
Este grupo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares, y en la comunidad. Tambien se enfoca en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas.

03.29.21 HS Teen Time
Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and have access to an electronic device (Smartphone, IPad, tablet, desktop, laptop).

03.29.21 MS Teen Time
Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and have access to an electronic device (Smartphone, IPad, tablet, desktop, laptop).

03.31.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

03.31.21 Serie de Comunicación Alternativa y Aumentativa (CAA)
Esta serie sobre comunicacion alternativa y aumentativa (CAA) explicara multiples funciones de CAA con ideas, actividades y materiales para usar en casa.

04.03.21 Issues in Autism Conference: Genes, Brains, and More
Join us for a very special conference featuring autism researchers and experts in the area of genetics, neuroscience, objective measurements of autism, virtual and augmented reality, clinic and classroom based interventions and more.

04.03.21 Women on the Spectrum Support Group
Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!

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

04.06.21 Teen Time
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.

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

04.08.21 Job Club 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.

04.13.21 Life for Adults on Zoom
This is a new life skills based activity group that will meet virtually on Zoom. Adult constituents will have the opportunity to learn and develop various life skills through live step by step instruction and visual supports.

04.14.21 Transition & Adult Social Skills Training Series
Join The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult team for our Spring Social Skills Training Series. This training series is presented by PEERS certified trainers and will be an introduction to social skills.

04.14.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

04.15.21 Not Just ASD
Does your child have ASD along with another medical condition? This group is for family members who have a child or adult with ASD who has another cooccurring medical condition. This group will provide an opportunity to connect with other families facing similar challenges, support one another and share resources. Co-Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Durocher and Ysela Heim

04.17.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

04.20.21 Teen Time
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.

04.21.21 Just for Dads
Gathering of fathers of children with autism and related disabilities to support one another, share resources, and connect.

04.22.21 Adult Support Group by Zoom!
An online support group to help bring adults with autism together to interact, gain support from one another, and learn new skills.

04.27.21 Social GAAIN via Zoom
The format of these activity based social networking meetings may vary. This is a group for registered UM-NSU CARD constituents 18 years and older. Adults should be able to sustain a conversation and participate in various topics with minimal assistance.

04.28.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

04.29.21 Grupo de Apoyo para Comportamientos
Este grupo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares, y en la comunidad. Tambien se enfoca en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas.

05.01.21 Women on the Spectrum Support Group
Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!

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

05.04.21 Teen Time
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.

05.05.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

05.06.21 Job Club 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.

05.11.21 Life for Adults on Zoom
This is a new life skills based activity group that will meet virtually on Zoom. Adult constituents will have the opportunity to learn and develop various life skills through live step by step instruction and visual supports.

05.12.21 Transition & Adult Social Skills Training Series
Join The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult team for our Spring Social Skills Training Series. This training series is presented by PEERS certified trainers and will be an introduction to social skills.

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

05.15.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

05.18.21 Teen Time
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.

05.19.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

05.19.21 Just for Dads
Gathering of fathers of children with autism and related disabilities to support one another, share resources, and connect.

05.20.21 Not Just ASD
Does your child have ASD along with another medical condition? This group is for family members who have a child or adult with ASD who has another cooccurring medical condition. This group will provide an opportunity to connect with other families facing similar challenges, support one another and share resources. Co-Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Durocher and Ysela Heim

05.20.21 Adult Support Group by Zoom!
An online support group to help bring adults with autism together to interact, gain support from one another, and learn new skills.

05.25.21 Social GAAIN via Zoom
The format of these activity based social networking meetings may vary. This is a group for registered UM-NSU CARD constituents 18 years and older. Adults should be able to sustain a conversation and participate in various topics with minimal assistance.

05.27.21 Grupo de Apoyo para Comportamientos
Este grupo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares, y en la comunidad. Tambien se enfoca en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas.

06.02.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD
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.

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

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

06.16.21 Just for Dads
Gathering of fathers of children with autism and related disabilities to support one another, share resources, and connect.

06.19.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

06.24.21 Grupo de Apoyo para Comportamientos
Este grupo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares, y en la comunidad. Tambien se enfoca en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas.

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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

03.06.21
Women on the Spectrum Support Group

Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!... More

03.08.21
HS Teen Time

Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered ... More

03.08.21
MS Teen Time

Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered ... More


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