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CARD Community Events

10.21.17 Teen Time (Coral Gables)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for teenagers currently attending high school. Teen 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.

10.23.17 Supper Social Club (Coral Gables)
Please bring your family and join us at California Pizza Kitchen for disability awareness month. This will be a welcoming environment where persons of all abilities are invited to attend, and neurodiversity is the norm, and encouraged. Have dinner, talk with your neighbors, and learn how the City of Coral Gables is welcoming and inclusive for people with disabilities. Registration is required.

10.23.17 Middle School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating, organization, making friends, joining clubs, time management, and academics. Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in middle school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a screening with one of the facilitators.

10.25.17 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.

10.26.17 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.

10.27.17 Groupos De Apoyo Para Conductas (Broward)
Groupo de apoyo facilitado pro un Analista De Conducta Certificado (BCBA) para padres y profesionales trabajando con personas que tienen conductas inapropiadas en la case, escuela o en la comunidad. Registracion es requerida.

11.02.17 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.

11.02.17 Guardianship: Is it the Right Fit? (Broward)
Presented by NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) Law Clinic. The workshop is geared towards educating adults with intellectual disabilities, their caregivers, and parents on the legal options available when it becomes necessary for someone to make medical or legal decisions on their behalf. The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

11.03.17 Behavior Support Group (Coral Gables)
Support group facilitated by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for parents and professionals working with individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors at home, school, or community settings. Registration is required.

11.03.17 Groupos De Apoyo Para Conductas (Coral Gables)
Groupo de apoyo facilitado pro un Analista De Conducta Certificado (BCBA) para padres y profesionales trabajando con personas que tienen conductas inapropiadas en la case, escuela o en la comunidad. Registracion es requerida.

11.06.17 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers of adult children on the spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Registration is required.

11.06.17 Middle School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating, organization, making friends, joining clubs, time management, and academics. Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in middle school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a screening with one of the facilitators.

11.08.17 Behavior Support Group (Miami Lakes)
Support group facilitated by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for parents and professionals working with individuals who exhibiting challenging behaviors at home, school, or community settings. This group is bilingual (English and Spanish). Registration is required.

11.08.17 Constituency Board Meeting (Broward)

11.09.17 Building Better Futures for Adults with ASD (Coral Gables)
Join Building Better Futures to learn about Supported Decision-Making & Guardianship Options. Mitchell Horwich, Attorney will be addressing this important issue. This event is sponsored by the UM-NSU CARD Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition & Adult Programs and Casa Familiar. Registration is required.

11.13.17 Middle School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating, organization, making friends, joining clubs, time management, and academics. Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in middle school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a screening with one of the facilitators.

11.14.17 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. Phone screening is required.

11.14.17 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 is required.

11.14.17 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.

11.15.17 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. Registration is required and no childcare is provided.

11.15.17 CARD Job Club (Coral Gables)
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. Phone screening is required.

11.17.17 Groupos De Apoyo Para Conductas (Broward)
Groupo de apoyo facilitado pro un Analista De Conducta Certificado (BCBA) para padres y profesionales trabajando con personas que tienen conductas inapropiadas en la case, escuela o en la comunidad. Registracion es requerida.

11.20.17 High School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating, organization, making friends, joining clubs, time management, and academics. Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a screening with one of the facilitators.

11.29.17 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.

12.01.17 Behavior Support Group (Miami Lakes)
Support group facilitated by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for parents and professionals working with individuals who exhibiting challenging behaviors at home, school, or community settings. This group is bilingual (English and Spanish). Registration is required.

12.01.17 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 and no childcare will be provided.

12.01.17 Teen Time (Homestead)
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.

12.04.17 Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Adults (Coral Gables)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and/or caregivers of adult children on the spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Registration is required.

12.04.17 High School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating, organization, making friends, joining clubs, time management, and academics. Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a screening with one of the facilitators.

12.04.17 High School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)
A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating, organization, making friends, joining clubs, time management, and academics. Participants must be registered with CARD and be enrolled in high school. Participants must know about their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The parent or caregiver of the participant that is interested in the group must schedule a screening with one of the facilitators.

12.07.17 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.

12.08.17 Behavior Support Group (Coral Gables)
Support group facilitated by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for parents and professionals working with individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors at home, school, or community settings. Registration is required.

12.08.17 Groupos De Apoyo Para Conductas (Coral Gables)
Groupo de apoyo facilitado pro un Analista De Conducta Certificado (BCBA) para padres y profesionales trabajando con personas que tienen conductas inapropiadas en la case, escuela o en la comunidad. Registracion es requerida.

12.12.17 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. Phone screening is required.

12.12.17 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.

12.13.17 CARD Job Club (Coral Gables)
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. Phone screening is required.

12.14.17 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.

12.15.17 Groupos De Apoyo Para Conductas (Broward)
Groupo de apoyo facilitado pro un Analista De Conducta Certificado (BCBA) para padres y profesionales trabajando con personas que tienen conductas inapropiadas en la case, escuela o en la comunidad. Registracion es requerida.

01.11.18 ADOS-2 Clinical Training Workshop
This workshop is a 2-day clinical training course on using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2) to assess and diagnose people with autism spectrum disorders. The workshop immediately precedes the 25th Annual Statewide CARD conference at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort. Registration is required. CEUs will be available. Participants must bring an ADOS manual.

01.13.18 25th Annual CARD Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorder
The CARD Conference provides access to evidence based information that promotes best practices in education, early intervention and quality community based life-styles for individuals with autism, deaf-blindness, and related disabilities. Registration is required.

01.24.18 Constituency Board Meeting (Coral Gables)

02.02.18 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.

03.01.18 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.

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.

04.11.18 Constituency Board Meeting (Broward)

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.

   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

10.21.17
Teen Time (Coral Gables)

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

10.23.17
Supper Social Club (Coral Gables)

Please bring your family and join us at California Pizza Kitchen for disability awareness month. Thi... More

10.23.17
Middle School Teen Time (Miami Lakes)

A parent support group will run simultaneously. Topics will include: bullying, self-advocacy, dating... More


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