Events

TACA hosts regular events to educate, support, and deliver hope to families on an autism journey. Many of our education events allow for virtual participation, and we host monthly virtual family meetings to bring support to families regardless of their location.

Free Online Learning -

Now thru August 31

with James Adams, Ph.D

The ANRC protocol is based on our 12-month study of comprehensive nutritional and dietary intervention, which included vitamin/minerals, fish oil, Epsom salt baths, carnitine, digestive enzymes, and a healthy allergen-free diet. After registering, you’ll obtain a free access code to use at a time that works for you.

Free Online Learning -

Now thru August 31

with Shellie King, M.S., CCC-SLP

Does your child have food selectivity and a limited diet? This presentation will explore various strategies to implement at family mealtime.

August 11

7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

Caring for a child with special needs takes a toll on the health of caregivers who care for them. It is unfortunately all too common for mothers to suffer from exhaustion of their bodies resources as well, thyroid, adrenal and other hormones often become dysregulated and lead to symptoms like weight gain, hair loss, poor energy, depression, low libido and many other symptoms. In this talk, Dr. Usman Singh and Julie Logan, from True Health Medical Center, will help you sort through the major hormonal systems that may be affecting your well-being and give advice on testing and correcting imbalance. We hope you walk away with knowledge on how to provide yourself with the self-care for living with vitality. An RSVP is required to attend this event.

August 12

5:00 - 7:00 PM EDT

Looking to connect with other autism families? Join us at the beautiful historic Clasky Common Park in New Bedford, MA. Whether you’re from the Southcoast or beyond, come out to this informal meet-up and learn more about TACA and its resources. An RSVP is required to attend this event.

August 15

3:30 PM HST / 6:30 PM PDT

Families in the West – Join us virtually as we talk about all things autism! Whether you are new to the autism journey or have been on the journey for several years, we welcome you to join the discussion! Find support and Hope with the TACA team and learn how to troubleshoot common issues that arise throughout the journey. Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

August 16

10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT

As with all medical issues, lab testing helps determine the best course of treatment. But, which testing should you get? Join Dr. Skowron for a live interactive discussion on FB live to show you all the testing available to help your child.

August 17

9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

It’s an exciting time of year but for families living with autism, it can be a challenging time. TACA is here to help! Whether you have questions about your child’s IEP, need tips for packing GFCF lunches or you want to brainstorm strategies for a positive school year this Coffee Talk is for you! Meet other parents on the autism journey, learn from their struggles as well as their successes to make this a year of growth for your child. An RSVP is required for this event.

August 18

10:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

Join the conversation and meet other parents and caregivers to share information, get fresh ideas, support and resources. No autism topic is off limits and discussion is encouraged. Come with your questions and concerns but more importantly, bring your experiences. Sharing your experiences with other families on the autism journey will have us all leaving with a lot of hope. Soporte en español disponible.
An RSVP is required for this event.

August 19

10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT

Families in the East – Join us virtually as we talk about all things autism! Whether you are new to the autism journey or have been on the journey for several years, we welcome you to join the discussion! Find support and Hope with the TACA team and learn how to troubleshoot common issues that arise throughout the journey. Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

August 20

4:30PM PDT - 7:30PM PDT

Children will have the opportunity to explore the fenced four-acre park designed to look like the lost city of Atlantis, with sea animal play structures including a sea serpent slide. There are multiple grassy/shady areas to relax and enjoy a picnic in the park.

** SOLD OUT **

August 20

8:00 PM PDT

TACA Families with Teens and Adults - Join TACA for an evening under the stars with the Pacific Symphony as we enjoy a performance of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert. This Live-to-Film Event features the full Star Wars episode V movie with a live symphony orchestra! Come and join the battle for the Galaxy, the republic needs you! Complete specialized one-on-one training in the Force, with an old and wizened master, in the mysterious, marshy planet of Dagobah.

August 21

2:30 - 4:00 PM EDT

Join the conversation and meet other parents and caregivers to share information, get fresh ideas, support and resources. No autism topic is off limits and discussion is encouraged. Come with your questions and concerns but more importantly, bring your experiences. Sharing your experiences with other families on the autism journey will have us all leaving with a lot of hope. Journey Guides will be available to new families. An RSVP is required for this event.

August 22

7:30 - 9:00 PM EDT

It’s an exciting time of year but for families living with autism, it can be a challenging time. TACA is here to help! Whether you have questions about your child’s IEP, need tips for packing GFCF lunches or you want to brainstorm strategies for a positive school year this Coffee Talk is for you! Meet other parents on the autism journey, learn from their struggles as well as their successes to make this a year of growth for your child. An RSVP is required for this event.

August 24

5:30 - 6:30 PM HST

Join TACA Hawai’i virtually for Coffee Talk. Come with your biggest concerns, topics that interest you or daily struggles for which you may need help. Come for referrals, advice, ideas, resources and learn from the experiences of others. We each can’t know everything, but when we come together great things happen! Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

August 25

10:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

Join the conversation and meet other parents and caregivers to share information, get fresh ideas, support and resources. No autism topic is off limits and discussion is encouraged. Come with your questions and concerns but more importantly, bring your experiences. Sharing your experiences with other families on the autism journey will have us all leaving with a lot of hope. Journey Guides will be available to new families. An RSVP is required to attend this in person event.

August 30

4:30 PM PDT / 7:30 PM EDT

Join us as we host a virtual roundtable discussion on Diet and Nutrition. Get tips and hear from panelists about their families’ experiences with using diet to promote health and wellness within their family. Registration will close shortly before the event. *Please note: This meeting will be presented via our new TACA Connect app. Details to set up your free account will be provided with the RSVP process.

August 31

4:30 PM PDT / 7:30 PM EDT

Families with Teens and Adults - Let’s get together virtually with TACA. Together, we’ll share questions and challenges to help gather ideas and resources for your journey as well. Sharing your experiences with other families on the autism journey will have us all leaving with a lot of learning and a lot of HOPE! Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

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