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CARD Community Events

06.01.20 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.

06.01.20 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).

06.01.20 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).

06.01.20 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).

06.01.20 Parents of Adults Online Support Group
This group is for parents & caregivers of adults with autism spectrum disorder &related disabilities to provide an avenue for sharing & supporting one another.

06.02.20 Easy as IEP! Individualized Education Plan
The purpose of this 10-week training series is to break down an IEP and its components for participants to feel better prepared and more empowered in fulfilling their role on the IEP team.

06.02.20 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.

06.02.20 Executive Functioning: Managing Schoolwork & Everyday Life
This workshop will review executive function skills and review scaffolding and functional learning techniques to assist in educating parents

06.03.20 Behavior Support Group
Join us for a virtual forum for caregivers & family members of individuals with autism spectrum disorder who are affected by challenging behaviors. You must be a UM-NSU CARD client in order to participate in this event.

06.03.20 What's the Story with Lori
This series will support parents in their efforts to read books with their young children with ASD. Storytime can serve to promote early literacy skills, language development, and engagement skills. Join Lori for quick informational sessions to learn useful strategies and share our book reading experiences with each other.

06.03.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

06.03.20 Q&A with Dr. A and Friends
This Q&A with Dr. A is for private school administrators and owners of therapy centers and clinics. Facilitated by Michael Alessandri and Loreen Chant, Dr. Sotelo will provide a framework for protocols and precautions allowing a safe return to clinical operations.

06.03.20 To Tell or Not to Tell: Disclosure in the Workplace
This training is for caregivers and adults with ASD and will cover the issues surrounding the decision to disclose an autism diagnosis at work. We will review the 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 an autism diagnosis.

06.03.20 IEP and Education Q & A
Join us Live on Facebook! Parents and caregivers are encouraged to join us to ask questions related to the IEP (Individual Education Plan) and current issues in education.

06.04.20 Tan Facil Como PEI! Plan Educativo Individualizado
El propósito de esta serie de entrenamiento de 10 semanas es desglosar un IEP y sus componentes para que los participantes se sientan más preparados y capacitados para cumplir su papel en el equipo del IEP.

06.04.20 Language Links Ooey Gooey Summer Fun!
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 & communication aids to promote skill acquisition.

06.04.20 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.

06.04.20 Autism Community Gathering
Join our Autism Community Gathering to support one another during these challenging times.

06.06.20 Virtual Meet & Greet for Parents: Learn about ASD & How CARD Can Help You!
Join us to Learn about UM-NSU CARD services and how we can help YOU.

06.06.20 Virtual Meet & Greet for Parents: Learn about ASD & How CARD Can Help You!
Join us to Learn about UM-NSU CARD services and how we can help YOU.

06.06.20 Women on the Spectrum Support Group
Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!

06.08.20 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.

06.09.20 Easy as IEP! Individualized Education Plan
The purpose of this 10-week training series is to break down an IEP and its components for participants to feel better prepared and more empowered in fulfilling their role on the IEP team.

06.09.20 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.

06.10.20 What's the Story with Lori
This series will support parents in their efforts to read books with their young children with ASD. Storytime can serve to promote early literacy skills, language development, and engagement skills. Join Lori for quick informational sessions to learn useful strategies and share our book reading experiences with each other.

06.10.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

06.10.20 10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers
10 basic steps to help caregivers get started in preparing for the financial future of their dependents with special needs.

06.11.20 Tan Facil Como PEI! Plan Educativo Individualizado
El propósito de esta serie de entrenamiento de 10 semanas es desglosar un IEP y sus componentes para que los participantes se sientan más preparados y capacitados para cumplir su papel en el equipo del IEP.

06.15.20 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.

06.15.20 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).

06.15.20 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).

06.15.20 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).

06.16.20 Easy as IEP! Individualized Education Plan
The purpose of this 10-week training series is to break down an IEP and its components for participants to feel better prepared and more empowered in fulfilling their role on the IEP team.

06.16.20 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.

06.17.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

06.17.20 Just for Dads
Gathering of fathers of children with autism and related disabilities to support one another, share resources, and connect.

06.18.20 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.

06.18.20 Tan Facil Como PEI! Plan Educativo Individualizado
El propósito de esta serie de entrenamiento de 10 semanas es desglosar un IEP y sus componentes para que los participantes se sientan más preparados y capacitados para cumplir su papel en el equipo del IEP.

06.22.20 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.

06.23.20 Easy as IEP! Individualized Education Plan
The purpose of this 10-week training series is to break down an IEP and its components for participants to feel better prepared and more empowered in fulfilling their role on the IEP team.

06.23.20 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.

06.24.20 Teen Time MIAMI LAKES Goes LIVE!
Social opportunity for middle and high school students via remote conferencing.

06.24.20 Effective Strategies for Managing Child Anxiety and Distress about COVID-19
Join us on Facebook Live with Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May, Professor and Director of the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program at the University of Miami.

06.25.20 Tan Facil Como PEI! Plan Educativo Individualizado
El propósito de esta serie de entrenamiento de 10 semanas es desglosar un IEP y sus componentes para que los participantes se sientan más preparados y capacitados para cumplir su papel en el equipo del IEP.

06.25.20 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.

06.29.20 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.

06.29.20 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).

06.29.20 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).

06.29.20 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).

06.30.20 Ask an Autism SLP
Have questions related to speech-language pathology? Want to know more about how to support language development? Join us for an informal lunchtime chat with veteran speech-language pathologists who know and love autism.

06.30.20 Easy as IEP! Individualized Education Plan
The purpose of this 10-week training series is to break down an IEP and its components for participants to feel better prepared and more empowered in fulfilling their role on the IEP team.

06.30.20 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.

07.02.20 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.

07.09.20 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.

07.11.20 Women on the Spectrum Support Group
Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!

07.16.20 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.

07.23.20 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.

07.30.20 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.

08.01.20 Women on the Spectrum Support Group
Join us for a support group specifically for autistic women!

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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

06.01.20
Surviving & Thriving

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

06.01.20
HS Teen Time

Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered ... More

06.01.20
HS Teen Time

Join us for our teen time virtual social opportunity group ONLINE using ZOOM! Must be registered ... More


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