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

Now thru January 31

Mast Cells, Inflammation and Autism

with Theoharis C. Theoharides, BA, MS, MPhil, PhD, MD, FAAAAI

Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Dr. Theoharides will present about inflammation occurring in the amygdala that is due to activation of mast cells. This inflammation is often associated with allergic reactions, but also present in the brain where they can be triggered by neuropeptides, stress and toxins leading to activation of microglia.
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