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2021 CARD Conference Goes Virtual
For attendees, we believe it means simplicity. Join us online from the comfort of your own home! No need to pay for travel, hotel rooms, respite care, parking fees, meals away and any other additional cost incurred while away from home. Join us live on Friday. January 15. 2020 for our free PEPSA Day (if you choose) and then if you wish for the 28th Annual CARD Conference for a small fee starting at $80. We can promise that you will enjoy the same innovative content, motivating speakers, and welcoming network of colleagues you have always enjoyed over the last 27 years.
Currently, we are all working on the logistics to enhance your learning experience. The conference will consist of live keynote presentations, an exhibitor area with ability to connect to exhibitors live, and will include more than usual networking opportunities with speakers and attendees. We are even seeking a bookstore for your convenience.
Diversity and Inclusion at FSU CARD
Diana McLendon Excellence in Teaching Award
PEPSA, FSU CARD, and Jessica Minahan M.Ed., BCBA present: Reducing Anxiety and Challenging Behavior in Students
2020 Summer Training Institute on Autism
- A Life Course Perspective on Autism and the Transition to Adulthood: Using Population Level data to Inform Policy and Practice presented by: Anne Roux, MPH, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute
- Building Work Skills for Employment Success: Strategies and Resources presented by: Tracy Dempsey, MS, Project 10
- Applying the Data to State Practices: A Panel Discussion with Florida Transition Policy Makers and Stakeholders moderated presented by: Anne Roux, MPH
- Challenging Behavior Management – Leveling UP! To Provide Comprehensive Support for Emotional Regulation presented by: Amy Laurent, PhD, OTL/R & Jacquelyn Fede, PhD, Autism Level UP!
- An Interactive Guide through Autism Navigator®Classroom Success in Pre-k to 2nd grade — Strategies for In-Person and Virtual Classrooms presented by: Joy Moore, MS, Lerena Fleck, MS, Renee Holland, MS, Amy Wetherby, PhD, Debi Cassidy, BS, and Catherine Zenko, MS, Florida State University Autism Institute
Arts4All Florida and FSU CARD
The Loving Push Book StudyBy: Crystal Grey-Hewett
Free access to the Autism Navigator® How-To Guide for Families
FSU CARD is pleased to continue to offer free access to our CARD families with young children not yet old enough to enroll in kindergarten to the online Autism Navigator® How-To Guide for Families course. This self-paced course will teach caregivers how to use strategies and supports in their everyday activities as well as provide them with access to a variety of “tools” to chart their child’s developmental growth and monitor meaningful outcomes. This online course is full of video libraries to illustrate how to promote learning and development of their child with ASD. For more information about the Autism Navigator® How-To Guide for Families, please visit their website . If you are a parent of a young child with FSU CARD and would like to request a code to the How-To Guide for Families, please click this link: https://firstwords.fsu.edu/card_h2g/sign_up.php
In addition to the online course, parents that enrolled in the How-To Guide for Families, will be invited to join a weekly meetup (a Guided Tour) where parents will have the opportunity interact with other families with similar issues from the convenience of their computer, phone or tablet. We hope to start the next CARD facilitated How-To Guided Tour as soon as 10 to 12 families express an interest in getting one started.
Baby Navigator Website
The Executive Director of FSU CARD and Director of the College of Medicine’s Autism Institute, Dr. Amy Wetherby, launched a new website, BabyNavigator.com, that walks parents through early childhood development and alerts them to early signs of autism.
Click on the article below for more information. HERE →
Share with CARD!
FSU CARD is continuously looking for clients who would like to share their art, writing pieces, or success stories in our quarterly newsletter. If you are interested in sharing for our next issue, please send a message and image electronically to Tammy Dasher (email@example.com). All art or writing pieces should be titled. Select submissions will be chosen for each edition of the newsletter; artists and authors will be notified if their article is chosen.
Client Feature: Marsha Emma Lyn Collin
By: Tammy Dasher
Client Feature: David ByramBy: Taylor Fabrega
Health & Nutrition
Nutritional Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Taken from the article: ” This review summarizes the state of the current clinical and experimental literature on nutritional interventions for ASD, including gluten-free and casein-free, ketogenic, and specific carbohydrate diets, as well as probiotics, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and dietary supplements (vitamins A, C, B6, and B12; magnesium and folate).”