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CARD Community Events

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.

12.07.20 HS Teen Time
Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and have access to an electronic device (Smartphone, IPad, tablet, desktop, laptop).

12.07.20 MS Teen Time
Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered with UM-NSU CARD and have access to an electronic device (Smartphone, IPad, tablet, desktop, laptop).

12.08.20 Understanding your Child's IEP
The Town of Miami Lakes Special Needs Advisory Board and UM-NSU CARD invite you to a training which will cover the Individualized Education Plan in depth. Facilitators will explain each component of the IEP as well as the parent's role in the multi-disciplinary team. This training is intended for parents and/or caregivers who intend to have their child enrolled in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

12.08.20 Transition & Adult Fall Training Series
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs presents a FREE Virtual Training Series. These trainings are for parents, caregivers, professionals, and community organizations supporting individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities. The trainings offered will include various topics, strategies, and resources.

12.09.20 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

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.

12.16.20 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

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.

12.19.20 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

01.06.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

01.13.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

01.20.21 Mental Health Moments with UM-NSU CARD Wednesday Series
Weekly series centering on topics that tie into strategies and/or techniques that could help to alleviate some of the stressors that arise when being quarantined with limited options for family outings or changes of scenery.

01.23.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

02.20.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

03.20.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

04.17.21 Minorities in Autism
A support group for the families of a constituent with Autism or related disabilities who also identify with at least one minority status. i.e. gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, LGBTQ+, & economic minority to name some.

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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

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 caregive... More

12.05.20
Women on the Spectrum Support Group

Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!... More

12.07.20
Surviving & Thriving

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


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