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CARD Community Events

04.25.19 Support Group for Mothers (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Facilitator Stephanie Garcia-Delgado, M.S.

04.26.19 Groupos De Apoyo Para Comportamientos (Broward)
Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca en hablar acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares y en la comunidad. También se enfocara en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas. Presentado por: Stephanie Garcia-Delgado, M.S

04.26.19 Coffee Chat (Miami Lakes)
Wake up and smell the coffee! Join UM-NSU CARD and Miami Dade County Public School Autism Support Team for an informative group. We will be presenting and discussing helpful strategies to support you and your family.

04.30.19 Relating-2-Reading (Broward)
Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to help your child!

04.30.19 High School Teen Time (Broward)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for high school students. Teen Time is designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are able to independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

04.30.19 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.

04.30.19 Middle School Teen Time (Broward)
The Teen Time group is sponsored and facilitated by the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Teen Time is a social opportunity group for middle school students. Teen Time is designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are able to independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

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

05.02.19 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.

05.07.19 Relating-2-Reading (Broward)
Parents – Join us for a FREE program and learn invaluable communication and literacy strategies to help your child!

05.08.19 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.

05.09.19 Support Group for Mothers (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 there is no childcare provided.

05.11.19 FREE Home Consultation (Monroe)
If you live in Monroe County and your child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or a developmental delay (with suspected autism) you can register with UM-NSU CARD and we can provide you with a one-time free consultation with a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst at home.

05.11.19 Community Training: To Tell or Not to Tell? (Coral Gables)
*** To Tell or Not to Tell? Understanding Autism Disclosure in the Workplace *** Community Training: Join us for a panel discussion with experts who will help you explore the decision to disclose an autism diagnosis at work. You will hear from members of the human resources, legal and autism community who will each add their perspective on this important and often confusing decision. Information we will cover includes laws and regulations covering disability and employment, ideas for requesting accommodations at work, methods for how and when to disclose, and help understanding why you may or may not want to disclose your autism diagnosis.

05.14.19 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. Interested in more information related to teens and adults with autism? To be added to the email listserv in Miami-Dade please provide your name and email address to dadreon@miami.edu

05.16.19 Support Group for Mothers (Broward)
Enjoy the opportunity to meet other moms with children on the autism spectrum, share experiences, ask questions, and receive support. Facilitator Stephanie Garcia-Delgado, M.S.

05.17.19 Groupos De Apoyo Para Comportamientos (Broward)
Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca en hablar acerca de comportamientos inapropiados que ocurren en las escuelas, hogares y en la comunidad. También se enfocara en como sustituir conductas negativas con conductas positivas. Presentado por: Stephanie Garcia-Delgado, M.S

05.21.19 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

05.27.19 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.

05.28.19 High School Teen Time (Broward)
Teen Time is a social opportunity group for high school students. Teen Time is designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are able to independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

06.08.19 FREE Home Consultation (Monroe)
If you live in Monroe County and your child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or a developmental delay (with suspected autism) you can register with UM-NSU CARD and we can provide you with a one-time free consultation with a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst at home.

06.17.19 Job SEEkers (Coral Gables)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

06.18.19 Job SEEkers (Coral Gables)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

06.19.19 Job SEEkers (Coral Gables)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

06.20.19 Job SEEkers (Coral Gables)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

06.21.19 Job SEEkers (Coral Gables)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

06.24.19 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.

07.15.19 Job SEEkers (Broward)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

07.16.19 Job SEEkers (Broward)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

07.17.19 Job SEEkers (Broward)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

07.18.19 Job SEEkers (Broward)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

07.19.19 Job SEEkers (Broward)
Join us, Job SEEKers is a week long intensive program being offered to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Activities and experiences will improve employment related skills with the goal of helping prepare adults with ASD for the job search process.

   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.miami.edu/tropicalnights.

 

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

04.25.19
Support Group for Mothers (Broward)

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

04.26.19
Groupos De Apoyo Para Comportamientos (Broward)

Este grupo de apoyo es para familias de personas con autismo y se enfoca en hablar acerca de comport... More

04.26.19
Coffee Chat (Miami Lakes)

Wake up and smell the coffee! Join UM-NSU CARD and Miami Dade County Public School Autism Support T... More


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