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CARD Community Events

10.29.20 Job SEEKers on Zoom
Job SEEKers* is a 4-week employment readiness program being offered to adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The goal of the program is to help prepare adults with ASD for competitive employment.

10.29.20 Who is UM-NSU CARD?
Join us LIVE on Instagram as we briefly discuss the history of UM-NSU CARD, eligibility for services, programming and how to register.

11.02.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

11.02.20 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.

11.03.20 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.

11.04.20 Behavior Support Group
A virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are affected by challenging behaviors.

11.04.20 Achieving Independence through Supported Decision-Making
During this session you will learn about Supported Decision-Making, which allows people with disabilities to keep their rights and make their own decisions with the help of people they trust.

11.05.20 Language Links
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.

11.05.20 Life for Teens on Zoom
This is a life skills based activity group that will meet virtually on Zoom. Parents and/or caregivers of teen constituents will have the opportunity to learn how to teach various life skills through monthly live, step-by-step instructions and visual supports. Following initial instruction, individual support sessions will be available weekly.

11.07.20 All Abilities Series: Playing Along with Nestor Torres
Join us and our Autism Friendly Partner, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, for a virtual at home music activity. This event is open to individuals of all ages and abilities.

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

11.09.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

11.09.20 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.

11.11.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

11.12.20 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.

11.16.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

11.16.20 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.

11.17.20 Broward 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.

11.18.20 Behavior Support Group
A virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are affected by challenging behaviors.

11.18.20 Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be aware of their ASD diagnosis.

11.18.20 Sibling Support Group
UM-NSU CARD is offering free Sibling Support Groups. November will focus on Teens ages 13-17 years old, who have a sibling with autism. We’ll talk about myths and misconceptions related to autism spectrum disorder and how to talk about it with others, all while connecting with other teens.

11.19.20 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.

11.21.20 All Abilities Series: Drumming Jam with Jahidi
Join us and our Autism Friendly Partner, Broward Center for the Performing Arts,for a virtual at home movement and drumming activity. This event is open to individuals of all ages and abilities. The Broward Center’s sensory-friendly programming is made possible through the generous support of The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation and the Taft Foundation. Special thanks to UM-NSU CARD for their continued in-kind support.

11.23.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

11.30.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

12.01.20 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.

12.02.20 Behavior Support Group
A virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are affected by challenging behaviors.

12.02.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

12.03.20 Life for Teens on Zoom
This is a life skills based activity group that will meet virtually on Zoom. Parents and/or caregivers of teen constituents will have the opportunity to learn how to teach various life skills through monthly live, step-by-step instructions and visual supports. Following initial instruction, individual support sessions will be available weekly.

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

12.07.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

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

12.10.20 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.

12.14.20 Surviving & Thriving
Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CARD Team! Join us ONLINE as we explore learning, communicating, and engaging at home with our children with ASD. Each chat will be based on a strategy or concept that can support you at home. Ask questions and share with others as we embark on this journey together.

12.14.20 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.

12.15.20 Broward 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.

12.16.20 Behavior Support Group
A virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are affected by challenging behaviors.

12.16.20 Teen Time CORAL GABLES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing. All participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be aware of their ASD diagnosis.

12.17.20 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.

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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

10.29.20
Job SEEKers on Zoom

Job SEEKers* is a 4-week employment readiness program being offered to adults with autism spectrum d... More

10.29.20
Who is UM-NSU CARD?

Join us LIVE on Instagram as we briefly discuss the history of UM-NSU CARD, eligibility for services... More

11.02.20
Surviving & Thriving

Parents, caretakers, teachers, and therapy providers - drop in for a weekly chat with your UM-NSU CA... More


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