Center for autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)



The University of Florida Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD-UF/Gainesville) Provides the following services, free of charge, in the 14 Florida counties listed below:

  • Training 
  • Technical Assistance (to schools and school districts) 
  • Consultation (to parents and care providers) 
  • Resource Referral
  • Public Education 

Counties Served by CARD-UF Gainesville: (Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Suwannee, Union)

Please feel free to call the CARD UF/Gainesville office at 352-273-0581 or 1-800-9-AUTISM to register with CARD.

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• Intake - Call the CARD office, the intake coordinator will ask you some questions and get you registered with CARD. 
• Orientation - Each month CARD holds an orientation at their office in Gainesville, and occasionally in other communities in our region. Orientation provides an overview of CARD services and other very important information. When you call to register the intake coordinator will inform you of the next orientation date.