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12.09.19 Fall 2019: Technology Fund Broward
Robin Parker Memorial Assistive Technology Fund - The NSU Satellite of the University of Miami Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) is pleased to accept applications for the Robin Parker Memorial Assistive Technology Fund. The fund provides support for assistive technology to UM-NSU CARD constituents, families, and professionals. Applications are limited to one per agency, organization, applicant, school, or family.

12.10.19 CARD 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

12.10.19 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.

12.10.19 Middle School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in middle school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. A parent support group will run simultaneously. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a phone screening with one of the facilitators.

12.14.19 CARD 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?

12.14.19 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.

12.17.19 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.

12.18.19 Just for Dads (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

12.18.19 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. *** Maximum openings for 10 participants. An email will be sent out one week prior to date. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. ***

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

02.03.20 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

02.12.20 Winter 2020: Meet & Greet for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays and/or a Related Disability (Monroe)
Meet & Greet for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays and/or a Related Disability. In addition to ASD, CARD also serves a variety of related disabilities including deaf-blindness, sensory impairments with other disabling conditions, developmental delays in children under 5 who also present with autistic-like behaviors, and genetic disorders that may co-exist with autism symptoms (e.g., Fragile X Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis, Angelman Syndrome, among others).

02.18.20 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.

02.19.20 Just for Dads (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

03.04.20 Spring 2020: Meet & Greet for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays and/or a Related Disability (Monroe)
Meet & Greet for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays and/or a Related Disability. In addition to ASD, CARD also serves a variety of related disabilities including deaf-blindness, sensory impairments with other disabling conditions, developmental delays in children under 5 who also present with autistic-like behaviors, and genetic disorders that may co-exist with autism symptoms (e.g., Fragile X Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis, Angelman Syndrome, among others).

04.08.20 Spring 2020: Meet & Greet for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays and/or a Related Disability (Monroe)
Meet & Greet for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays and/or a Related Disability. In addition to ASD, CARD also serves a variety of related disabilities including deaf-blindness, sensory impairments with other disabling conditions, developmental delays in children under 5 who also present with autistic-like behaviors, and genetic disorders that may co-exist with autism symptoms (e.g., Fragile X Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis, Angelman Syndrome, among others).

04.22.20 Just for Dads (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other dads with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

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

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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

12.09.19
Fall 2019: Technology Fund Broward

Robin Parker Memorial Assistive Technology Fund - The NSU Satellite of the University of Miami Cente... More

12.10.19
CARD Job Club (Broward)

A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will learn about job sea... More

12.10.19
Middle School Teen Time (Broward)

Teen Time is a social opportunity group for middle school students. Teen Time is designed for indiv... More


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