ASDnet: Multidisciplinary Research, Service, and Education in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Connecting professionals, educators, and families in autism.

The University of South Florida's Autism Services Network is comprised of faculty researchers and clinicians who are involved in services, training, support, and research related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This Multidisciplinary, faculty collaborative works together to ensure that individuals with ASD have access to evidence-based interventions, services, and supports. The Network offers families and professionals with information on the array of options available at USF for services, education, and research and creates a faculty collaborative for pursuing new opportunities in research, education, and service delivery.

ASD and Water Safety

November 6, 2015
Embassy Suites Tampa – USF

Featuring Keynotes Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin & Rebecca Klaw
Registration is FREE!

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A research study is being conducted by the USF Department of School Psychology. The study focuses on the life experiences of girls with ASD from their own and their mothersí perspectives.

New Funded Research - Young Girl

This NEW grant is designed to develop a comprehensive intervention for students with co-occurring ASD and intellectual disability (ID) in elementary school. Project activities include focus groups, feasibility testing, and a pilot study.

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The Learning Academy (TLA) is a customized transition program that assists in preparing young adults diagnosed with ASD for employment. TLA provides services, supports and experiential opportunities that develop and enhance each studentís independence in meeting personal career goals. For additional information about the fund contact Christine Rover at 813-974-9264 or

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Offering interdisciplinary training as well as research and application opportunities, preparing practitioners and administrators to support children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and mental health needs.

Join the Autism Foundation of Tampa Bay for their monthly support group meetings! The support group is intended to empower parents and caregivers.  For more information, visit their website or email them directly with any questions.

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Preparing young adults with ASD for employment or post-secondary education.

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General ASDnet questions, contact Dr. Jolenea Ferro at

For more info on a particular research study, education program, service, or faculty member, please contact the individual listed on that page.