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CARD Community Events

02.23.18 Bilingual Support Group (Miami Lakes)
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. 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

02.26.18 Social GAAIN (Miami Lakes)
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 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.

02.27.18 High School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
High School Teen Time Participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be enrolled in high school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics for parent support group include: Sexuality & Dating Independent Functional Living Skills Self-Advocacy Transitioning

02.28.18 Just For Dads (Davie)
A group for dads who have children on the autism spectrum.

03.01.18 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.

03.02.18 Behavior Support Groups-Grupos de Apoyo(Coral Gables)
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.

03.02.18 Grupos de Apoyo Para Conductas(Coral Gables)
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

03.06.18 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.

03.06.18 Social GAAIN (Broward)
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.

03.06.18 Middle School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
Participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be enrolled in middle school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics for parent support group include: Sexuality & Dating Independent Functional Living Skills Self-Advocacy Transitioning

03.07.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

03.08.18 Relating-2-Reading!
Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to help your child. Relating-2-Reading, uses a working team approach to teach you how to: • Engage with your young child with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Developmental Delay while reading books using visual schedules, props, and evidence-based strategies; • Identify good early childhood books for young children and make your own books; • Implement positive behavior support strategies to promote participation; and, • Promote communication and emergent literacy skills in your young child

03.10.18 A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE ON INTERVENTION FOR NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
PEPSA Professional Development Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE ON INTERVENTION FOR NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS This workshop will provide participants best practices from the fields of speech and language and occupational therapy to develop multidisciplinary interventions for students with neurodevelopmental disorders.

03.16.18 Behavior Support Groups-Grupos de Apoyo(Davie)
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.

03.20.18 Support Group for Mother’s (Coral Gables)
Support Group for Mother’s Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

03.21.18 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.

03.24.18 Play Project Intensive Workshop Play Based Autism Intervention
The workshop consists of case studies, video analysis of parent and child interaction, and group activities that develop your skills in play-based, developmental and behavioral techniques for engaging children with autism and other developmental delays.

03.26.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

04.05.18 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.

04.06.18 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.

04.06.18 Homestead Teen Time-CANCELLED
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.

04.07.18 2018 Issues in Autism Conference-PEPSA Professional Development
Please join us at our 2018 Issues in Autism Conference, Kids Who Challenge Us: Reducing Anxiety and Defiant Behavior in Students with Autism and Related Disabilities, featuring Jessica Minahan. The conference flyer is attached, and the registration link is below.

04.10.18 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.

04.10.18 Social GAAIN (Broward)
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.

04.11.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

04.11.18 Constituency Board Meeting (Broward)

04.16.18 M.H. Pals Mental Health Professional Advising, Learning & Sharing
Sexuality Across the Spectrum Alexis Bitting, LMHC Certified Sex Therapist (Mental Health Professionals, social workers, marriage & family counselors, mental health counselors & psychologists) are welcome to attend this group. This group is free of charge.

04.18.18 Support Group for Mother’s (Coral Gables)
Support Group for Mother’s Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

04.18.18 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.

04.21.18 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.

04.28.18 Tropical Nights 2018
UM-NSU CARD will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary at Tropical Nights on Saturday, April 28, 2018. In honor of this great milestone, we will set sail aboard the SeaFair Miami yacht for a night to celebrate our work in the South Florida Community and all of the families that have grown with us. We hope you will join us for a spectacular evening! For more information visit www.tropicalnights.org

05.01.18 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.

05.03.18 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.

05.07.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

05.08.18 Social GAAIN (Broward)
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.

05.09.18 CARD Job Club (Miami-Dade)
A support group to help people who are looking for work or are employed. We will share job search strategies, learn about networking, work on our resumes, practice interviewing skills, work on setting career goals, and help each other keep a positive attitude. This is not a job placement program. Phone screening is required.

06.01.18 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.

06.01.18 Homestead Teen Time-CANCELLED
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.

06.02.18 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.

06.18.18 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (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. Feel free to bring a snack to share with others. RSVP is required.

   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.

 

RESOURCES WEBINARS

02.23.18
Bilingual Support Group (Miami Lakes)

Support group facilitated by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for registered UM-NSU CARD p... More

02.26.18
Social GAAIN (Miami Lakes)

Social GAAIN Social Group for Adults with Autism to Interact and Network The format of these co... More

02.27.18
High School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)

High School Teen Time Participants must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and be enrolled in high sc... More


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