CHILDREN WITH AUTISM REQUIRING EXTRA SUPPORTS (CARES)
ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
CARES is for children ages 10-17,with autism, who are registered with
UCF CARD, and require additional support in the community.
This program allows their caregiver/guardian to attend the activities with them (supports are there for
support only and do not participate in activity if one. ie.bowling,painting, etc).
This program will meet Spring and Fall for a total of 8 sessions over a
16 week period. Regisration is required and attending all 8 sessions is highly recommended for higher
The program will focus on social skills, communication skills, fostering friendships, community support
and building relationships while reducing behavior.
Parent's and or caregiver must attend with child.
If you think this program is best for your child contact your UCF CARD Autism Disorder Specialist. If you
do not know who your Autism Disorder Specialist is email email@example.com and we will email the