Informational Materials

Airports, Airplanes, and Autism. Cover Image

Airports, Airplanes, & Autism

This booklet gives great information to make your travel experience a successful one for all.

Autism and the Faith Community

Autism & The Faith Community

This booklet provides the faith community with information about autism and how to welcome families who want to share in church/synagogue activities.

Useful Links

This page includes links to both internal (CARD) and external (non-CARD) websites. External links are selected and reviewed when the page is published. However, the CARD is not responsible for the content of external websites. The CARD website does not accept submissions or requests.

ACCESS Florida

Food, medical assistance and financial help. Start here to determine eligibility and apply for help.

Medicaid: Apply through ACCESS Florida (above) or automatic Medicaid for a child with a disability with SSI eligibility.


Social Security/SSI

begin here to start the application process for SSI and SSI-based Medicaid.


Florida KidCare

Apply online for variety of subsidized health insurance services for children ages 5-18


Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)

Apply through APD for various services, including the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Persons with Developmental Disabilities. A printable application form and map to locate your local office can be found under the Customers link.

Autism Friendly Businesses

Local businesses and organizations have developed a variety of visual supports for individuals with autism as part of their 'Autism Fits' business partnership with CARD.


Dining

Kaleisia Tea Lounge, Tampa

Visual Support: How to Order


Recreation and Fitness

B.A. Warrior Training CenterTampa

Visual Support: Welcome to B.A. Warrior Training Center

Bayside Sports Academy, St. Petersburg

Visual Support: Going to the Gym

 Freedom Sailing Camp of Florida, Inc. Clearwater

Ingram’s Pro KarateTampa

Visual Support: My Karate Class

KLS Tae Kwon DoRiverview

Visual Support: My Tae Kwon Do Class

Pediatric Aquatic Therapy of the Suncoast

Visual Supports: Going to a Swim Lesson

Skate WorldLakeland

Visual Support: Our Visit to Skate World

Suncoast YMCAPasco and Pinellas counties


Faith-Based Organizations

Christ the King Catholic ChurchTampa

Visual Supports:

Going to Church

Going to Mass


Health & Wellness

ABF Behavioral HealthTampa

All About Speech and LanguageSouth Tampa, Riverview

Dr. Claudia Hohn, DDS

Visual Support: Going to the dentist

KABS PharmacyBrandon, Tampa

Visual Supports:

My Visit to KABS in Brandon

My Visit to KABS in Tampa

Metz Orthodontics Land O' Lakes

Visual Support: My Visit to Metz

Neos MassageWesley Chapel

''''''''''' Visual Support: My Visit to Neo Massage

Puzzle Piece Fitness


Travel

ASD VacationsTampa

Contempo Group Vacation HomesStatewide

Visual Support: My Vacation in Florida

Fatima Delle Donne, Vacation Homes, Florida

Virgin HolidaysOrlando

Visual Support: My Trip to Florida

 


Local Attractions

Dinosaur WorldPlant City

Visual Support: Our Visit to Dinosaur World

The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Visual Supports:

Swim with the Fish

We are going to Visit the Florida Aquarium

Penguins: Backstage Pass

Wild Dolphin Cruise

Glazer Children's Museum, Tampa

Visual Support: Visiting the Glazer Children’s Museum

Great Explorations Children Museum, St. Petersburg

Visual Support: Visiting Great Explorations

 

Henry B. Plant MuseumTampa

Visual Support: Our visit to the Plant Museum

Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa

Lake Manatee State Park, Bradenton

Visual Support: My Visit to Lake Manatee State Park

Little Manatee River State Park, Wimauma

Visual Support: Our Visit to Little Manatee River State Park

Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa

Visual Supports:

Visiting Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

Zoo Map

Interactive Activities

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

Visual Supports:

Museum Visit Agenda

Museum Map

 

Naples Botanical Garden, Naples

Visual Support: Our Visit to NBG

Ybor City Museum State Park, Tampa

Visual Support: Ybor Tour PPT


Resorts and Hotels

Crowne Plaza Tampa WestshoreTampa

Visual Support: Staying at the Crowne Plaza

Hawks Cay ResortDuck Key

Visual Supports:

Our Visit to Hawks Cay

Hawks Cay for Teens

Tradewinds Island ResortSt. Pete Beach

Visual Support: My Visit to Tradewinds


Libraries

The Clearwater Main Public Library, Clearwater

Visual Support: Visiting The Clearwater Main Public Library (children)

Visual Support: Visiting The Clearwater Main Public Library (young adults)

The Lakeland Public Library, Lakeland

Visual Support: Our Visit to the Lakeland Public Library


 

Professional/Other

ACT-The All Community Theater ProjectTampa

"Coach" John Z. Crandall, Keller Williams Realty

Courteous Canine, Tampa

Visual Support: Taking my Dog to Class

Jabil, St. Petersburg

Jane Rohan, REALTOR' MVP Realty Associates

Visual Support: Visiting a Home

Visual Support: Moving to My new Home

Sam Ivy K-9 Consultants, Tampa

Sport Clips HaircutsSarasota

 

 

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CARD-USF makes no representations, guarantees or promises on behalf of or for those listed, and assumes no liability nor responsibility for any service or product provided. CARD-USF does not certify practitioners or guarantee competence, skill, knowledge, or experience.