Welcome to the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at Florida
Florida’s First Choice for Autism Supports
The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
provides expert consulting, training and support, at no charge, for
people with autism and related disabilities, their families and the
professionals serving them.
CARD provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of
people with autism and related disabilities.
The statewide CARD program was founded by concerned parents and professionals. To
this day, each Center maintains a strong relationship with it's Constituency Board.
The Constituency Board meets six times per year.
Support our program by clicking
this link and selecting "Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (C.A.R.D.)"
from the list of Designations.
There are instructions if you wish to donate by check. Please add CARD to the memo
Thank you for your support!
State toll free: 1-800-9-AUTISM
FAU-CARD toll free: 888-632-6395
Good News!!!: The Autism License Plate is Now Available!
All Proceeds Will fund Direct Service Programs For Children And Adults With Autism
And Other Develomental Disabilities.
Call toll free: 1-877-465-3824 or go to www.autismlicenseplate.com
for more Information
Autism Florida: Your First
Source for Autism Information
April is Autism Awareness Month and we are
pleased to announce the launch of
Autism Florida: Your First Source for Autism Information for citizens of
Florida. Autism Florida is a statewide website to serve as a
centralized point of entry to information on autism in Florida to help
families, individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and
professionals who serve them. Autism Florida
offers simplicity of use and ease of navigation to access information about
autism quickly and find resources in Florida that can help from the time of
suspecting autism through screening, evaluation, treatment, and into
transitional and adult years. It is a work in progress and content will be
added and updated regularly. As a centralized, single entry point for
Florida autism information, the website links to existing resources,
including information from Florida’s Center for Autism and Related
Disabilities (CARD), state agency websites, the Dan Marino Foundation, and
other organizations. The website was developed by the Florida State
University Autism Institute at the request of the Governor’s Task Force on
ASD in collaboration with CARD and the Florida Department of Health. Photos
on the website show the many faces of children and adults with ASD who live