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CARD Community Events

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

04.30.18 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.

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.

05.01.18 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

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.

05.04.18 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.

05.04.18 Behavior Support Group (Broward)
A GROUP SUPPORT FORUM FOR CAREGIVERS & FAMILY MEMBERS OF INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS.

05.04.18 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

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.

05.12.18 Including Children with Autism in Summer Camp: Strategies for Camp Counselors
Join us for this training event on Including Children with Autism in Summer Camp: Strategies for Camp Counselors

05.18.18 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.

05.19.18 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.

05.22.18 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.

05.23.18 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

05.29.18 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

06.01.18 Behavior Support Group (Broward)
A GROUP SUPPORT FORUM FOR CAREGIVERS & FAMILY MEMBERS OF INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS.

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.

06.16.18 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.

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.

07.14.18 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.

   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

04.28.18
Tropical Nights 2018

UM-NSU CARD will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary at Tropical Nights on Saturday, April 28, 2018.... More

04.30.18
Social GAAIN (Miami Lakes)

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

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 se... More


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