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CARD Community Events

01.08.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

01.10.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

01.11.18 ADOS-2 Clinical Training Workshop
This workshop is a 2-day clinical training course on using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2) to assess and diagnose people with autism spectrum disorders. The workshop immediately precedes the 25th Annual Statewide CARD conference at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort. Registration is required. CEUs will be available. Participants must bring an ADOS manual.

01.13.18 25th Annual CARD Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorder
The CARD Conference provides access to evidence based information that promotes best practices in education, early intervention and quality community based life-styles for individuals with autism, deaf-blindness, and related disabilities. Registration is required.

01.17.18 Just for Dads (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. Registration is required.

01.24.18 Constituency Board Meeting (Coral Gables)

02.02.18 Language Links (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.

02.10.18 Teen Time (Coral Gables)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for teenagers currently attending high school. Teens should be able to sustain a conversation and independently participate in-group activities. This group is for registered CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending for the first time must arrange to participate in a screening appointment with a facilitator in advance.

02.12.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

02.14.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

02.21.18 Just for Dads (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. Registration is required.

03.01.18 Language Links (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.

03.07.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

03.21.18 Just for Dads (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. Registration is required.

03.26.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

04.05.18 Language Links (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.

04.11.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

04.11.18 Constituency Board Meeting (Broward)

04.18.18 Just for Dads (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. Registration is required.

04.21.18 Teen Time (Coral Gables)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for teenagers currently attending high school. Teens should be able to sustain a conversation and independently participate in-group activities. This group is for registered CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending for the first time must arrange to participate in a screening appointment with a facilitator in advance.

05.03.18 Language Links (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.

05.07.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

05.09.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

06.02.18 Teen Time (Coral Gables)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for teenagers currently attending high school. Teens should be able to sustain a conversation and independently participate in-group activities. This group is for registered CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending for the first time must arrange to participate in a screening appointment with a facilitator in advance.

06.18.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

   AUTISM YOU + I :    Tropical Nights  |  Family Mobile Clinic

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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.tropicalnights.org.

 

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.

 

RESOURCES WEBINARS

01.08.18
Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (Coral Gables)

Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers with adult children on the autism spec... More

01.10.18
CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)

A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search st... More

01.11.18
ADOS-2 Clinical Training Workshop

This workshop is a 2-day clinical training course on using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedul... More


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