CARD Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Florida's First Choice for Autism Support

CARD Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Florida's First Choice for Autism Support

ASD Specific
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Autism Florida State
Centralized point of entry into information, supports, services, and other resources in Florida to assist families with ASD and professionals who serve them.

Autism Neighborhood National
Increasing public awareness regarding autism and its effects.

Autism NOW: The National Autism Resource and Information Center National
Resources and information for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, their families, and other targeted key stakeholders.

Autism Society of America National
Exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

Autism Society of Florida State
Supports individuals in Florida with autism, their families, and caregivers.

Autism SourceTM Resource Database National
Nationwide autism-related services and supports by location or service type, online.

Autism Speaks National
Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Defining Asperger’s Disorder National
Describes characteristics of individuals with Asperger's Disorder.

Para acceder a una versión de este curso traducida al Español, haga clic aquí: Caracteristicas y Sintomas del Espectro del Autismo

Florida Department of Education (FDOE) ASD website State
The FDOE site for ASD.

Idea Partnership Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Collection National
Dedicated to improving outcomes for students and youth with disabilities by joining state agencies and stakeholders through shared work and learning.

National Autism Center National
Producing a set of standards for effective, research-validated education and behavioral intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

National Fragile X Foundation National
Helping families, spread awareness, find improved treatments, and support research leading to an eventual cure for all Fragile X-associated Disorders.

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) National
Resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder / Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS).


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Agency for Persons with Disabilities State
Working in partnership with local communities and private providers to assist people who have developmental disabilities and their families.

Children's Medical Services State
Collection of programs for eligible children with special needs.

Council for Exceptional Children National
Dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

Deliver the Dream State
Helping families suffering from a serious illness or crisis.

Disability Rights Florida State
Advancing the quality of life, dignity, equality, self-determination, and freedom of choice of persons with disabilities through collaboration, education and advocacy, as well as legal and legislative strategies.

Family Network on Disabilities National
Ensuring through collaboration that individuals have full access to family-driven support, education, information, resources, and advocacy and serving families of children with disabilities, ages birth through 26, who have the full range of disabilities described in section 602(3) of IDEA.

Florida Alliance of Information and Referral Services (FLAIRS) State
Strengthening the health and human service information and referral provider network in the State of Florida through advocacy, coordination and education.

Florida Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) State
Improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities.

Florida Department of Children and Families State
Integrated approach to programs and services to help improve the lives of individuals and families.

Florida Department of Education State
Florida Department of Education website.

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council State
Advocating and promoting meaningful participation in all aspects of life for Floridians with developmental disabilities.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities National
Serving the nation as a central source of information on children with disabilities in infants, toddlers, children and youth.

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) National
Dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

Parent Education Network National
Committed to serving parents of all special needs children, birth to adulthood.

Parents Helping Parents of Florida State
Resources and information to help with challenges associated with parenting and advocating for children of all ages living with disabilities.

The Arc of Florida State
Improving the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities.

The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) National
International leader in disability advocacy.

The Family Cafe State
Bringing together individuals with disabilities and their families with state agencies, non-profit organizations and other service providers.

Wrightslaw National
Accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.