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

Monday, January 17

East Virtual Parent Meeting

6:30 PM CST / 7:30 PM EST
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Families in the East (all regions welcome!) - Let’s get together virtually with TACA. Bring yourself and your great BIG dreams to share ideas to get started on your plan. This is a new year and everyone is hungry for new ideas for their child with autism. Join us with your biggest concerns, topics that interest you or daily struggles you may need help with. Come for referrals, advice, recipes, 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.

Thursday, January 20

TACA National Parent Meeting Family Support Panel: Complex Medical Issues

6:30 PM CST / 7:30 PM EST
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

TACA will host a virtual roundtable discussion about co-morbid medical issues found in autism. Hear from panelists about their families’ experiences with navigating complex medical issues and working with doctors. Following the panel discussion, your submitted questions will be discussed during a moderated Q&A session. Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

Thursday, January 27

TACA Virtual Parent Meeting - Teens & Adults

6:30 PM CST / 7:30 PM EST
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Families of Teens and Adults! - Let’s get together virtually with TACA. Bring yourself and your great BIG dreams to share ideas to get started on your plan. This is a new year and everyone is hungry for new ideas for their loved one with autism. Join us with your biggest concerns, topics that interest you or daily struggles you may need help with. Come for referrals, advice, recipes, 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.

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.