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CARD Community Events

08.23.18 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.

08.28.18 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

08.29.18 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.

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

09.07.18 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

09.07.18 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.

09.20.18 UM Autism Lecture Series Presents: Shawn Smith M.Ed., CCC “No One Ever Said Being Awesome Would Be Easy” (Coral Gables)
The difference between thinking and knowing is experience and, our guest has a wealth of experience to share with you. Parents, professionals, and self-advocates can learn from Shawn Smith’s personal experiences and professional observations of being undiagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) until age 30. Dealing with his own challenges has given him unique insights into helping others with disabilities. Please join counselor, neurodiversity and parenting expert Shawn Smith of Don’t dis-my-ability™ for a candid conversation that is sure to generate a few laughs and tears. Registration is required!

09.22.18 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.

09.24.18 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.

09.25.18 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.

09.25.18 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.

09.25.18 Social GAAIN (Broward)
Social GAAIN Social Group for Adults with Autism to Interact and Network 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 various topics. All individuals who are interested in attending for the first time, must arrange to participate in a screening appointment with a facilitator in advance.

09.25.18 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

09.26.18 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.

09.27.18 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.

10.09.18 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.

10.09.18 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.

10.10.18 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.

10.19.18 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

10.19.18 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.

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.

10.24.18 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.

10.30.18 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

11.05.18 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.

11.13.18 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 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.

11.27.18 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 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.

12.18.18 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.

02.22.19 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.

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.

05.17.19 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

08.23.18
CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)

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

08.28.18
High School Teen Time (Miami-Lakes)

Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high school. Participants must know abo... More

08.29.18
Just for Dads (Coral Gables)

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


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