Frequently Asked Questions About Getting Help from FSU CARD

FAQs for New/Potential Clients

Q: Are you interested in becoming an FSU CARD client?
A: Visit our “Becoming a Client” page to learn more.
Q: Who is eligible to be an FSU CARD client?
A: Anyone who has a current diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or prior diagnosis of Autistic Disorder, PDD-NOS, Asperger’s Disorder, Rett’s Disorder, and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder. Or anyone who has a Related Disability — deaf-blind (hearing and vision impaired), hearing impaired or vision impaired with other disabling conditions.

We serve all ages across the lifespan.

Q: Does FSU CARD do diagnostic evaluations?
A: No, CARD does NOT provide evaluations, diagnoses, therapies, or respite care. CARD is not allowed to do evaluations or provide direct therapies per our state statute, but we can help direct you to resources in your community.

FAQs for Existing Clients

Q: Are you an existing FSU CARD client who has not been in touch with FSU CARD for over a year?
A: Fill out our Annual Update Form and let us know how we can help.
Q: Why haven’t I heard from CARD? It’s been a while and nobody has called me.
A: CARD services are client-driven. We need YOU to reach out to us and let us know when you need help. Email us at autism@med.fsu.edu.
Q: Do you want FSU CARD to help your child or student in a school setting?
A: Fill out the Technical Assistance Form.

FAQs for the Community

Q: Do you have 5 or more people who want/need training on topics related to autism?
A: Fill out our online Training Request Form.
Q: Do you have 5 or more people who want/need training on topics related to autism?
A: Fill out our online Training Request Form.

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