This yahoo group is for anyone on the Autism Spectrum or with a loved one, student or patient on the Autism Spectrum. It is a restricted group, only because they want to ensure that anyone who joins is related to the autism community. The purpose of this group is to provide resource information and support. This is for people to share their experiences and ask/answer questions about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Members are encouraged to share information and ask questions about medical, educational and therapeutic treatments, both traditional and non-traditional, for autism spectrum disorders.
2-1-1 Broward provides a centralized telephone access point for connecting children and their families to services and care coordination, providing free developmental screenings and referrals to appropriate resources. Helpline is available 24/7/365. Help Me Grow Specialists provide screenings to families. Eligibility includes parents/caregivers who reside in Broward and have a child with a suspected developmental delay or special needs or behavioral health needs ages birth to 8 years of age.
Parent to Parent of Miami is a Community Parent Resource Center serving parents of children with disabilities in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. We help parents become better prepared to meet the needs of their children.
Local Autism Resources
ASB’s full range of family support, children’s programming, public outreach and autism awareness campaigns are available to all interested in the betterment of life for not only individuals and families living with autism, but to the community of South Florida as a whole. We are an affiliate of the Autism Society of America. The Autism Society of Broward County has had many accomplishments in the areas of advocacy, information and referral, and parent support.
UM-NSU CARD serves both children and adults of all levels of intellectual functioning who have autism, pervasive developmental disorders, autistic-like disabilities, dual sensory impairments, or sensory impairments. Our primary focus is to provide individualized direct assistance through family support, technical assistance and consultation, parent and professional training programs, and public education activities as well as regular child play groups. Be sure to sign up for their e-mail blasts as well!
Join Ft. Lauderdale Autism and Related Disorders MeetUp group to learn more about exciting upcoming events, support groups, and training opportunities in the south Florida/ Fort Lauderdale area!
Local Ft. Lauderdale law firm, Yolofsky Law, is dedicated to helping families in south Florida with ASD prepare for the future. This may seem like an overwhelming task, but having an expert in this area assist you in the process will make a tremendous difference. Knowing you have plans for worst case scenario situations will give you the peace of mind and ensure the wellbeing of your family for the future!