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CARD Community Events

10.20.18 Adult Support Group
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs 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.

10.20.18 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.

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

10.23.18 High School Teen Time (Broward)
The Teen Time group is sponsored and facilitated by the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. 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.

10.23.18 Middle School Teen Time (Broward)
The Teen Time group is sponsored and facilitated by the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. 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.

10.23.18 EVENT CANCELLED - Building Better Futures for Adults with ASD (Miramar)
*** This event has been cancelled ***

10.24.18 Behavior Support Groups -Grupos De Apoyo Para Conductas - (Davie)
Support group facilitated by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for registered UM-NSU CARD parents or professionals working with individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors who need additional support for their client.

10.24.18 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.

10.29.18 Grandparents Group (Coral Gables)
This group provides an opportunity for grandparents to share information about their grandchild with autism, and learn strategies and supports.

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

10.30.18 High School Teen Time (Miami-Lakes)
Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high 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. To schedule the screening appointment contact: Ivan Deveaux at 786-631-3717 or email: ideveaux@miami.edu Shelley Duran at 786-534-3864 or email: acjduran@gmail.com

11.01.18 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.

11.05.18 Support Group for Parents & Caregivers of Adults
Join us for an opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers with adult children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support.

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

11.07.18 Behavior Support Groups-Grupos de Apoyo - (Miami Lakes)
Grupo de apoyo facilitado por un Analista De Conducta Certificado (BCBA) para padres registrados con UM-NSU CARD o para profesionales trabajando con personas que tienen conductas inapropiadas que necesitan apoyo adicional para su cliente.

11.07.18 Fall 2018 - Behavior Support Group (Broward)
A GROUP SUPPORT FORUM FOR CAREGIVERS & FAMILY MEMBERS OF INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS.

11.10.18 Sibling Group (Coral Gables)
Focus of Sibling Group will cover the following topics: - Understanding autism spectrum disorder - How to talk to family, friends, and others about their sibling - How to self advocate for their own time and needs to their parents/caregivers.

11.13.18 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. This is not a job placement program and a phone screening is required.

11.13.18 Support Group for Parents & Caregivers of Adults (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers with adult children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Registration Required For questions and/or to register please contact Deborah Chin, M.A.

11.14.18 Support Group for Mothers – Daytime (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

11.14.18 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 and a phone screening is required.

11.17.18 Adult Support Group
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs 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.

11.17.18 Sibling Group (Coral Gables)
Focus of Sibling Group will cover the following topics: - Understanding autism spectrum disorder - How to talk to family, friends, and others about their sibling - How to self advocate for their own time and needs to their parents/caregivers.

11.17.18 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.

11.27.18 High School Teen Time (Miami-Lakes)
Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high 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. To schedule the screening appointment contact: Ivan Deveaux at 786-631-3717 or email: ideveaux@miami.edu Shelley Duran at 786-534-3864 or email: acjduran@gmail.com

11.28.18 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.

11.30.18 Family Support Group (Homestead)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and grandparents with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group is bilingual. No childcare provided

11.30.18 Teen Time (Homestead)
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs This is a conversation-based social group for registered TEEN CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending the group for the first time must arrange to meet with the facilitator in advance.

12.04.18 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. This is not a job placement program and a phone screening is required.

12.04.18 Support Group for Parents & Caregivers of Adults (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers with adult children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Registration Required For questions and/or to register please contact Deborah Chin, M.A.

12.05.18 Fall 2018 - Behavior Support Group (Broward)
A GROUP SUPPORT FORUM FOR CAREGIVERS & FAMILY MEMBERS OF INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS.

12.05.18 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 and a phone screening is required.

12.06.18 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.

12.10.18 Grandparents Group (Coral Gables)
This group provides an opportunity for grandparents to share information about their grandchild with autism, and learn strategies and supports.

12.12.18 Support Group for Mothers – Evening (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. Registration is required and no childcare is provided.

12.18.18 High School Teen Time (Miami-Lakes)
Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high 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. To schedule the screening appointment contact: Ivan Deveaux at 786-631-3717 or email: ideveaux@miami.edu Shelley Duran at 786-534-3864 or email: acjduran@gmail.com

01.11.19 Family Support Group (Homestead)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and grandparents with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group is bilingual. No childcare provided

01.11.19 Teen Time (Homestead)
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs This is a conversation-based social group for registered TEEN CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending the group for the first time must arrange to meet with the facilitator in advance.

02.07.19 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.

02.22.19 Family Support Group (Homestead)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and grandparents with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group is bilingual. No childcare provided

02.22.19 Teen Time (Homestead)
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs This is a conversation-based social group for registered TEEN CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending the group for the first time must arrange to meet with the facilitator in advance.

03.07.19 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.

04.04.19 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.

04.05.19 Family Support Group (Homestead)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and grandparents with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group is bilingual. No childcare provided

04.05.19 Teen Time (Homestead)
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs This is a conversation-based social group for registered TEEN CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending the group for the first time must arrange to meet with the facilitator in advance.

05.02.19 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.

05.17.19 Family Support Group (Homestead)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and grandparents with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group is bilingual. No childcare provided

05.17.19 Teen Time (Homestead)
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs This is a conversation-based social group for registered TEEN CARD constituents. All individuals who are interested in attending the group for the first time must arrange to meet with the facilitator in advance.

   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.

 

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EVENTS

10.20.18
Adult Support Group

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs A support group to help bring a... More

10.20.18
Teen Time (Coral Gables)

Teen Time is a social opportunity group for teenagers currently attending high school. Teens should ... More

10.23.18
Relating-2-Reading (Broward)

Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to... More


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