Upcoming Events

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Parents of Adults and Soon to Be Adults Support Group - Orange/Seminole (#2871-2876, 2901)

22 January 2020 | Free

Support group that caters to the needs of parents dealing with all aspects of having a child who is an adult or soon to be an adult on the Autism spectrum. The group will allow parents an opportunity to share…

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Sensory Issues #3003

23 January 2020 | Free

Is your child a sensory seeker- chewing on toys or clothing, need hugs or massages, drawn to lights or moving objects? Or is your child a sensory avoider- covering their ears or running from loud sounds, doesn’t like certain textures, fabrics or…

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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? | 2999

24 January 2020 | Free

CARD Autism Disorders Specialist, Lisa Roberts, will describe the characteristics of autism, how it is diagnosed, and the range of autism spectrum disorders under the PDD umbrella.  A good introduction for those new to the diagnosis or those involved in…

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Understanding the Language of Math #2926

27 January 2020 | Free

Many children with ASD have average to strong computation skills and yet continue to struggle in math. The language of math is embedded in confusing story problems and complicated multi-step directions. This training focuses on the real concepts and vocabulary…

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Writing Challenges and Strategies | Orange #2947

28 January 2020 | Free

Research has shown that students on the autism spectrum experience specific challenges regarding the learning process. Writing is a challenge for many students with ASD because it involves coordination, gross motor and fine motor skills, language skills, organization and sensory issues. This…

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Behavior Basics I Seminole #2890

3 February 2020 | Free

(This is a 2 Part Series. Participants must attend Behavior Basics Parts 1 and 2) This presentation is primarily geared towards children ages 2-12, verbal or not, and covers the techniques of preventing negative or problem behaviors, teaching and increasing…

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Parent Chat

6 February 2020 | Free

If you are a parent with a teen (13-17), with ASD, consider joining our monthly meetings to discuss strategies for dealing with teen issues such as:• Social skills• Dealing with teachers• Getting involved in clubs• Transition issues• Lack of organization•…

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Stages of Play #3004

10 February 2020 | Free

Play development is an integral part of learning in early childhood. Play skills can support development in communication, social skills, and emotional regulation. In this Adobe Connect Webinar, parents will learn strategies to support their child's play within each developmental…

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Behavior Basics II Seminole #2891

10 February 2020 | Free

(This is a 2 Part Series. Participants must attend Behavior Basics Parts 1 and 2) This presentation (Part 2) will review participants Part 1 home assignment, and present how to look at problem behaviors from a functional, behavioral perspective using…

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Hygiene/Puberty Issues #2937

10 February 2020 | Free

What's that smell? It may just be your middle school child. Unfortunately, hygiene practices are a challenge for most kids during the upper elementary to early high school years. Children with ASD often don't see the importance in issues relating…