The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders (CAN) provides centralized and state of the art transdisciplinary diagnostic and clinical treatment services for children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders.
The mission of the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment at the University of Florida (UF) is to explore the causes of neurodevelopmental disorders, design more effective intervention strategies, and implement policies and model facilities to ensure that affected children and their families have access to the integrated services they require.
UF Health CAN is composed of expert providers across the University system, including physicians, psychologists, behavioral therapists, and rehabilitation providers, UF Center for Autism and Related Disorders and partners with and Florida Autism Center.
Patient navigators are available to assist with coordination of services, resource exploration, and family support.
The UF Health Rehab Center – The Health Park
The UF Health Rehab Center – The Health Park is housed at the UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment and provides evaluation and treatment for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions. We provide occupational, physical and speech therapy services for patients of all ages. Care is closely coordinated with applied behavior analysts, psychologists, psychiatrists, CAN navigators, ancillary services (such as social work, nutrition, etc.) and school systems to provide care for the children of our surrounding communities. Our therapists collaborate in research that leads to improved care and quality of life for those living with pediatric disorders.
Our collaborative team of UF Health providers and partners work together to meet the evaluation and treatment needs of children, adults and their families. Services include:
- Parent education and support
- Medication management
- Diagnostic clarification
- School advocacy
- Psycho-educational testing
- Second opinions
- Physician consults
- Behavioral therapy
- Support groups
- Comprehensive and diagnostic evaluations
- Rehabilitation services (occupational, physical, and speech-language pathology)
- Training and public education
Call or fill out an online appointment request form today. There is help, and we are here for you.
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To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, please contact (352) 733-1030.
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Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.
Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.
Financial AssistancePatients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.
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