Illinois Chapter

TACA Illinois holds Autism Learning Seminars, Coffee Talks and family events throughout the year. Our seminars feature educational speakers on important topics for ASD families. Our Coffee Talks and family events provide more settings where families can informally network, share resources and speak with seasoned parents.

Illinois Events

Sunday, December 2

TACA Coffee Talk - Ho Ho Hope for the Holidays

3:30 - 5:00 PM
Panera Bread
751 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Come for moderated discussion, ideas, and information all aimed at helping parents plan their holidays with their child’s unique needs in mind. Each attendee will have a chance to work on a combo list to help consider great gifts for their child as well as consider new rewards for motivation during times when children are learning and working on new skills. Each attendee will also take home TACA’s newest family magnet to serve as their hopeful reminder in between coffee talks. Free Journey Guides to new attending families.

Thursday, December 6

TACA Parent's Night Out: Ho Ho Hope for the Holidays

7:00 - 9:00 PM
Main Event
28248 Diehl Rd
Warrenville, IL 60555

Are you the parent of a child with autism who is looking for an evening getaway to recharge and find some encouragement, support and hope? We have just what you need. Questions, experiences and knowledge are all a part of this moderated evening of support and information. Or, you can plan to come just for fun! All attendees are welcome to order from the menu (self-pay) while taking part in the evening discussion. Every attendee with an RSVP receives a fun family magnet to keep as a perfect reminder that your family is aiming for a healthy, happy holidays.
Optional bowling for some additional fun! Free Journey Guides to new attending families.

Tuesday, December 11

TACA Coffee Talk - Ho Ho Hope for the Holidays

9:30 - 11:30 AM
Perkolator
6032 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634

Come for moderated discussion, ideas, and information all aimed at helping parents plan their holidays with their child’s unique needs in mind. Each attendee will have a chance to work on a combo list to help consider great gifts for their child as well as consider new rewards for motivation during times when children are learning and working on new skills. Each attendee will also take home TACA’s newest family magnet to serve as their hopeful reminder in between coffee talks. Free Journey Guides to new attending families.

Don't Know Where to Start?

Try our Autism Journey Blueprints!
These were created as a quick introduction reference guide for families on the autism journey.

Other Ways We Can Help

TACA provides education, support and hope to the autism community.