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Session 2 of the spring 6-week webinar series for educators will be held on Wednesday, April 27th. Register today, it’s not too late to join!

Check out this free, 6-week webinar series from our colleagues at Autism Navigator. This series is for regular education and special education teachers, district-level personnel, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, early interventionists, psychologists, behavior specialists, social workers, paraprofessionals, college students, and anyone else interested in learning about students with autism. Participants will learn about an evidence-based framework to prioritize goals using a lens of active engagement and a layer cake of teaching strategies to promote learning and positive behavior.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-autism-navigator-for-classroom-success-in-prek-through-2nd-gr
Check out these highlights from our 5th Annual FSU Kickin' It for Autism Soccer Clinic held on April 3rd. Thank you to Florida State Seminoles Soccer, coaches, and staff for teaming up with us to make this event a huge success. We’d also like to thank our sponsors, Coca-Cola, Full Press Apparel, Inc., Tallahassee International Airport, Gordos Cuban Restaurant, Hungry Howie's Pizza, Tallahassee Civitan Club, North Florida Spine and Wellness, and Jeri's Midtown Cafe.

We had over 135 registered participants and over 300 attendees. Thanks to your support, we raised close to $2,000. For those of you that attended the event, please feel free to post your photos in the comments.
Thanks to our partnership with the Leon County Sheriff's Office, we have seat belt covers for local residents with autism.

You can go to our website to request a seat belt cover: www.fsucard.com.

Thank you Leon County Sheriff's Office for being for .

Clients aged 15 and up are invited to join us for a weekly fitness walk at Tommy Oliver Stadium. A quick lesson about fitness and activity will be offered, and then we will walk the track for 30 minutes. So join us and get those steps!

*Parents of minors will be required to remain on site and are welcome to participate.

Register here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/61bb6908136f4433948297e70573e647
Join CARD Consultants for virtual meet-ups twice a month to discuss topics affecting adults with autism. Strategies discussed will include social competencies, independent living skills, employment tips, and more. Participants will also have a chance to chat with other adults on the spectrum about their successes and challenges. This series is
for adults (18+ and up) who are registered with FSU CARD.

Register at https://bit.ly/3N3fAYj
Today and every day we are trying to spread autism awareness/acceptance through FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities mission. The FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) is a non-profit organization that provides individuals with Autism or related disabilities, their families, and professionals who work with them with free consultation, resources, and educational support to build knowledge, infrastructure, sustainability, and capacity within the community.

To learn more about FSU CARD, please go to www.FSUCARD.com

Donate: https://give.fsu.edu/autism

Please help support our cause by donating at the link above and spreading the word about FSU CARD. Please ‘LIKE’ and ‘SHARE’ our page with your family and friends. Thank you for your support!
Register today- The spring 6-week webinar series for educators starts this Wednesday, April 20th!

Check out this free, 6-week webinar series from our colleagues at Autism Navigator. This series is for regular education and special education teachers, district-level personnel, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, early interventionists, psychologists, behavior specialists, social workers, paraprofessionals, college students, and anyone else interested in learning about students with autism. Participants will learn about an evidence-based framework to prioritize goals using a lens of active engagement and a layer cake of teaching strategies to promote learning and positive behavior.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-autism-navigator-for-classroom-success-in-prek-through-2nd-grade/
We are excited to share more about our partnership with the Leon County Sheriff's Office. Check out this preview to tomorrow's Leon County today where we talk about our partnership. You can find the full episode tomorrow on the Leon County Sheriff's Office YouTube channel.

We also did a Facebook Live last week. We can't thank LCSO enough for being for :
https://fb.watch/ctlEaR_Scf/
***Posting on behalf of the FSU Multidisciplinary Center-Tallahassee***

Click here to register: https://bit.ly/mdcsummer22

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call (850) 644-2222.
This free webinar series from our colleagues at Autism Navigator is for families of babies from birth to 24 months — whether you have concerns about your baby’s development, or your baby is reaching all of their milestones on time — and families expecting a baby. When it comes to your baby, peace of mind is everything. We also welcome grandparents or other caregivers, early childhood educators, other professionals, and anyone interested in supporting babies to learn to talk and much more. This webinar is a companion to our resources and tools for families at BabyNavigator.com.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-what-does-it-take-to-learn-to-talk/
In honor of National Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month, we wanted to share this press release from the FDLE announcing the development of an autism awareness training for 911 telecommunicators.

Click the link to learn more: http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/News/2022/FDLE-develops-autism-awareness-training-for-911-te
Clients aged 15 and up are invited to join us for a weekly fitness walk at Tommy Oliver Stadium. A quick lesson about fitness and
activity will be offered, and then we will walk the track for 30 minutes. So join us and get those steps!

*Parents of minors will be required to remain on site and are welcome to participate.

Register here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/61bb6908136f4433948297e70573e647

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at FSU (CARD-FSU) in the Autism Institute was establi We do not endorse any products or services mentioned.

CARD’s purpose is to serve individuals across the lifespan by helping them become valued members of their communities. FSU CARD is one of seven centers funded by the Florida Legislature and currently serves over 4,000 individuals ranging from toddlers to adults in 18 counties in the Florida Panhandle. Events and posts by other parties do not imply endorsement by FSU CARD. We reserve the right to remove any posts that are deemed inappropriate.

Operating as usual

12/30/2022

***Posting on behalf of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at Florida Atlantic University***

Join us on March 8th from 12-1:15pm EST as this training provides basic principles & strategies related to effective toilet training. For more information, contact Kerry Wittel at [email protected].

Register: http://ow.ly/irlB50L9znM

12/30/2022

***Posting on behalf of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at Florida Atlantic University***

During January, participants will explore different types of AAC & components of social communication. Strategies will be provided to help educators to plan & execute an activity to encourage social skills.

Register here: http://ow.ly/KvX250KKCWm

12/28/2022

Is navigating resources for families and individuals with autism a challenge? Join us and find out more about the variety of resources available and how to access them!

Click here to register: https://bit.ly/3yiQuyT

12/23/2022

Who is eligible to be an FSU CARD client? Does FSU CARD do diagnostic evaluations?

Find answers to these questions and more by visiting the FAQs section of our website.

Click here to learn more: https://fsucard.com/faqs/

12/23/2022

***Posting on behalf of CARD-USF and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities - FCIC***

Is your child a picky eater? Check out CARD's Practical Strategies to Support Feeding Aversions booklet. A special creation from the team of Speech and Occupational Therapists at All About Speech & Language. For this and more feeding aversions tips, visit https://bit.ly/3kXALOJ

12/22/2022

Do you or someone you know have a baby? If so, check out the resources and tools available from our colleagues at Baby Navigator. At BabyNavigator.com you’ll find all you need to know to track your baby’s progress and learn how to encourage the magic.

Click here to learn more: https://babynavigator.com

12/22/2022

Join CARD consultants for monthly meetings to discuss topics of interest for parents of high school students and young adults (ages 18-22) with ASD. Topics will include transition planning, post-secondary options (education, employment), self-advocacy, guardianship, financial planning, mental health and wellness.

Register: https://bit.ly/3ur1Uyo

12/21/2022

***Posting on behalf of our Autism Friendly Business Partner, LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System***

Submit a design for the all ages Neurodiversity Logo challenge now till January 16th. All designs will be showcased in the library's Celebration of Autism and Neurodiversity with a winner selected as the April 2023 event's logo.

Pickup infinity symbol templates at all library locations or download at LeonCountyFL.gov/Celebration. Submit designs at any Library location, or send digitally to [email protected].

12/21/2022

Join CARD Consultants for weekly one-hour virtual meet-ups to discuss topics affecting adults with autism that will run from November 2022-September 2023. Participants will also have a chance to chat with other adults on the spectrum about their successes and challenges. Topics to be covered are mental health, social media, interview and job skills, maintaining a household and financial literacy, nutrition, and dating and friendships.

***This series is for adults (18 and up) who are registered with FSU CARD.***

The next session will be held on January 9th and will focus on social media safety.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3TmbbT3

12/21/2022

FSU CARD is proud to present our brand-new Overdrive lending library.
We have curated a diverse collection of books about autism spectrum disorder and related topics, and to make it more convenient for all of our clients, have made them available online.

We encourage our clients to take a look at the collection.

Click here to browse our collection: https://libbyapp.com/library/fsucard

Click here to request access to the FSU CARD Digital Library: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/90106f3dfc4e41ca95bae2675f777537

Happy Reading!

12/20/2022

Happy Holidays from FSU CARD! Our FSU CARD offices will be closed for Winter Break starting Wednesday, December 21st and we will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

12/20/2022

***Posting on behalf of Arts4All Florida***

The Young Performers Program applications for the 2022-2023 year are open! The deadline to apply is January 17, 2023. Links are below ⬇️

Music application- https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7062932/2022-2023-Arts4All-Florida-Young-Performers-Music-application

Dance application- https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7063071/2022-2023-Arts4All-Florida-Young-Performers-Dance-application

Musical Theatre/Drama application- https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7063080/2022-2023-Arts4All-Florida-Young-Performers-Theatre-Drama-application

12/20/2022

***Posting on behalf of NextStep at Endeavor Academy***

NextStep is looking for autistic women who would like to serve as mentors to high school girls with autism. Mentors will receive instruction and support throughout the 8-week program. Space is limited for the free course.

Email Tammy for details: [email protected]

12/19/2022

Here's an example of a social story to help prepare your child for a Holiday trip.

https://ph6165.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MyChristmasTrip-1.pdf

Photos from FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities's post 12/19/2022

Traveling by plane this holiday season? Check out this activity book and brochure with helpful tips and resources for parents.

My First Sky Guide: An Activity Book for New Fliers
https://www.talgov.com/airport/skyguide

Airports, Airplanes, & Autism: A guide for parents, airport and airline personnel to meet the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
https://ph6165.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CARD_AwarenessBrochure_Air_060915.pdf

12/19/2022

Wishing you and your families a Happy Hanukkah! May this holiday season bring you love, peace, and light.

12/15/2022

Join CARD consultants for monthly meetings to discuss topics of interest for parents of high school students and young adults (ages 18-22) with ASD. Topics will include transition planning, post-secondary options (education, employment), self-advocacy, guardianship, financial planning, mental health and wellness.

Register: https://bit.ly/3ur1Uyo

12/15/2022

Attention anyone interested in learning more about the early signs of autism. Check out this free webinar from our colleagues at Autism Navigator. This webinar series will help you learn about the core diagnostic features and early signs of autism in toddlers and see early intervention in action.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-about-autism-in-toddlers/

12/14/2022

***Posting on behalf of the FSU Multidisciplinary Center***

We are excited to announce that we will run self-regulation groups for K-5 and social skills (PEERS) groups for middle & high school students for Spring 2023!
Groups begin in late January and meet weekly until May. For more information about meetings and eligibility, read the flyer below.

Click on the link below to begin registration and an MDC staff member will reach out to you to complete registration. SPACE IS LIMITED.

https://bit.ly/mdcspr22

12/14/2022

Join CARD Consultants for weekly one-hour virtual meet-ups to discuss topics affecting adults with autism that will run from November 2022-September 2023. Participants will also have a chance to chat with other adults on the spectrum about their successes and challenges. Topics to be covered are mental health, social media, interview and job skills, maintaining a household and financial literacy, nutrition, and dating and friendships.

***This series is for adults (18 and up) who are registered with FSU CARD.***

The next session will be held on January 9th and will focus on social media safety.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3TmbbT3

12/14/2022

This free webinar series from our colleagues at Autism Navigator is for families of babies from birth to 24 months — whether you have concerns about your baby’s development, or your baby is reaching all of their milestones on time — and families expecting a baby. When it comes to your baby, peace of mind is everything. We also welcome grandparents or other caregivers, early childhood educators, other professionals, and anyone interested in supporting babies to learn to talk and much more. This webinar is a companion to our resources and tools for families at BabyNavigator.com.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-what-does-it-take-to-learn-to-talk/

12/13/2022

Calling all families and caregivers of young children with autism. Check out this free webinar from our colleagues at Autism Navigator. This webinar is for families of children 1 to 8 years of age who are concerned about their child's social communication development, challenging behavior, or possible autism, or anyone interested in learning more about autism. Be sure to request your FREE code to the How-To Guide course after attending the webinar.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-autism-navigator-how-to-guide-for-families/

12/08/2022

We will revisit a recent webinar addressing how to identify and decrease stressors for individuals with autism, as well as use strategies to increase preparedness and joy this season.

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/3VjUIzY

12/03/2022

Do you or someone you know have a baby? If so, check out the resources and tools available from our colleagues at Baby Navigator. At BabyNavigator.com you’ll find all you need to know to track your baby’s progress and learn how to encourage the magic.

Click here to learn more: https://babynavigator.com

12/03/2022

We will revisit a recent webinar addressing how to identify and decrease stressors for individuals with autism, as well as use strategies to increase preparedness and joy this season.

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/3VjUIzY

12/02/2022

***Posting on behalf of The Arc of Bay County***

Registration is now open for our Winter 2022 December 27 through January 6. Please contact your VR counselor or local VR office for a referral.

12/02/2022

***Posting on behalf of NextStep at Endeavor Academy***

Are you a neurodivergent adult in the Tallahassee area? Check out this new opportunity from NextStep!

Email Tammy to register: [email protected]

12/02/2022

Wishing our amazing Florida State Seminoles Soccer team the best of luck today in the semifinal game of the College Cup! We'll be cheering you on from Tallahassee!

Our home away from home!

12/01/2022

***Posting on behalf of ABLE United***

Join us for ABLE United 101! We’ll cover a high-level overview of ABLE accounts, who is eligible, how it works with benefit programs like Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid, and the enrollment process.

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/ABLE101Webinar

12/01/2022

***Posting on behalf of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities - FCIC***

Check out this helpful resource on ways to explore residential living in Florida!

Photos from Florida Center for Inclusive Communities - FCIC's post 12/01/2022

***Posting on behalf of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities - FCIC***

11/30/2022

We will revisit a recent webinar addressing how to identify and decrease stressors for individuals with autism, as well as use strategies to increase preparedness and joy this season.

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/3VjUIzY

11/30/2022

Attention anyone interested in learning more about the early signs of autism. Check out this free webinar from our colleagues at Autism Navigator. This webinar series will help you learn about the core diagnostic features and early signs of autism in toddlers and see early intervention in action.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-about-autism-in-toddlers/

11/30/2022

This free webinar series from our colleagues at Autism Navigator is for families of babies from birth to 24 months — whether you have concerns about your baby’s development, or your baby is reaching all of their milestones on time — and families expecting a baby. When it comes to your baby, peace of mind is everything. We also welcome grandparents or other caregivers, early childhood educators, other professionals, and anyone interested in supporting babies to learn to talk and much more. This webinar is a companion to our resources and tools for families at BabyNavigator.com.

Click here to learn more and register: https://autismnavigator.com/webinar-what-does-it-take-to-learn-to-talk/

11/29/2022

Today is . Please support FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities!

FSU CARD is dedicated to providing individuals with autism or related disabilities, their families, and professionals who work with them, free consultation, resources, and educational support to build knowledge, confidence, infrastructure, and sustainability within the community.

Please visit https://give.fsu.edu/autism to help support our program, services, and community outreach.

Preventing Tragedies: Must-Do Safety Steps for Families Living with ASD 11/29/2022

Preventing Tragedies: Must-Do Safety Steps for Families Living with ASD

***Posting on behalf of the UCF CARD - Center for Autism and Related Disabilities***

Preventing Tragedies: Must-Do Safety Steps for Families Living with ASD DAYTIME EDITION: Strategies to prevent wandering, drowning, poisoning, burns and other tragedies for children and adults with ASD

11/23/2022

Check out these social stories to help prepare your child for tomorrow's Thanksgiving festivities.

Thanksgiving Social Story:
https://ph6165.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/PPT-Book_Thanksgiving.pdf

Thanksgiving Social Narrative:
https://ph6165.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Thanksgiving-Break-Social-Narrative.pdf

11/22/2022

Happy Thanksgiving from FSU CARD! Our FSU CARD offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday starting Wednesday, November 23rd and we will reopen on Monday, November 28th.

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CARD’s purpose is to serve individuals across the lifespan by helping them become valued members of their communities.

FSU CARD is one of seven centers funded by the Florida Legislature and currently serves over 4,800 individuals ranging from toddlers to adults in 18 counties in the Florida Panhandle.

Events and posts by other parties do not imply endorsement by FSU CARD. We reserve the right to remove any posts that are deemed inappropriate. We do not endorse any products or services mentioned.

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