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CARD Community Events

01.25.21 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).

01.25.21 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).

01.26.21 Time for Me Mother's Support Group
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

01.27.21 Behavior Support Group
Bring your coffee, breakfast, and bring a friend. Everyone is welcome to join us for a virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are affected by challenging behaviors.

01.27.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
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.

01.28.21 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.

01.29.21 Gal's Group with Grow and Sing Studios
This online Kindermusik class is perfect for families with children of any age between newborn and 7. You and your child can safely gather together for a fun-filled learning experience.

02.03.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
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.

02.04.21 Language Links
Game On! Playing Games to Build Language Games can teach language and communication skills? Yes! Join us as we explore how you can use a variety of games to build your child’s language skills. Games offer fun learning experiences that not only involve language, but academic skills, social skills, and executive functioning skills too. Learning CAN be fun!

02.04.21 Language Links
Game On! Playing Games to Build Language Games can teach language and communication skills? Yes! Join us as we explore how you can use a variety of games to build your child’s language skills. Games offer fun learning experiences that not only involve language, but academic skills, social skills, and executive functioning skills too. Learning CAN be fun!

02.04.21 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.

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

02.08.21 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).

02.08.21 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).

02.08.21 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.

02.09.21 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.

02.10.21 Descargué la aplicación... ¿Y ahora qué? Introduciendo CAA a mi niño/a
En esta sesión hablaremos sobre las estrategias que se utilizan al presentar CAA por primera vez. Cubriremos en qué consiste la inmersión total en CAA y cómo apoyar la comunicación de su hijo con AAC a través de las rutinas y actividades funcionales de la vida diaria.

02.10.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
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.

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

02.18.21 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.

02.20.21 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.

02.22.21 Gal's Group with Mind&Melody
Join us for an hour of music with Mind&Melody where we’ll review the fundamentals of music through movement, dance, rhythm, and sing-alongs. No musical experience is required. Let’s make music together! Limited spots available.

02.22.21 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).

02.22.21 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).

02.23.21 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.

02.25.21 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.

03.04.21 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.

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 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.

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

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.

03.20.21 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.

03.22.21 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).

03.22.21 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).

03.23.21 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.

03.25.21 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.

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.

04.08.21 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.

04.17.21 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.

04.21.21 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.

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.

05.06.21 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.

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

05.20.21 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.

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.

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

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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.

 

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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

01.25.21
HS Teen Time

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

01.25.21
MS Teen Time

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

01.26.21
Time for Me Mother's Support Group

Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, as... More


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