Medical

There are a number of co-occurring medical conditions common to autism. Finding and treating underlying medical issues can improve a child’s health and thereby, their behavior, communication, and socialization. Combining medical treatment with targeted therapy provides the best outcome for kids. This section contains articles that address the medical issues found in autism.

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.

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.

Home Life

Home Life has information related to

safety, holidays, family relationships,

budget, and estate planning.

Teens & Adults

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

Programs & Services

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.