Home Life

Managing a household requires more thought and planning when you have a child with autism.  This section explores those additional needs with information related to safety, holidays, family relationships, budget, and estate planning.

Suggested Reading & Viewing

Other Resources

Newly Diagnosed

The Newly Diagnosed Page provides information and resources to help you navigate the first steps after your child has received an autism diagnosis.

Medical

The Medical Page has information about medical interventions for autism, including common co-occurring conditions, testing, and treatment options.

Education & Skill Development

Information about therapies, life skills, social skills, IEPs, life after high school, and more.

Diet

The Diet Page has all of the information you need to successfully implement a gluten and casein free diet, along with reasons why.

Support

Information about Finances, Scholarships, Grants and Crisis situations. Read family stories and learn from the experiences of others for holiday planning and more.

Teens & Adults

The Preparing for Adulthood Page contains articles that address teen- and adult-related issues and services.

Other Resources

Mentor Program

Through TACA's Parent Mentor Program, you can be matched with an experienced, trained TACA Parent Mentor for one-on-one support, guidance throughout the autism journey.

Online Support Group

TACA Hope and Help for Autism is a private, moderated Facebook group for parents of children with autism. This forum provides a supportive environment where parents can share experiences and gain insights about how to help their child live their best life.

Scholarships

Since 2006, TACA has been providing scholarships to families for medical and therapeutic interventions. Scholarship availability relies on the generosity of donors, foundations, and the fundraising efforts of TACA Chapters.

Chapters

TACA has local Chapters across the United States providing families affected by autism with education, resources and support. Chapters hold educational family events, meetings, seminars and/or Coffee Talks.

Webinars

TACA webinars are free and provide

education and information for parents in

a convenient, easy way.