Texas Chapter

TACA holds monthly meetings in many locations throughout the United States that feature educational speakers on important topics and allow family members to connect with one another and stay on top of the latest information in the autism world. Each TACA group maintains a resource library of the latest autism books and DVDs/CDs that can be checked out by members at no charge.

Texas Events

Thursday, December 12

Parents Night Out

7:00 - 9:00 PM
Sideways BBQ
2067 Summer Lee Dr #105
Rockwall, TX 75032

Parents of children with autism need support, information, resources and more. But sometimes, they need a night out! It’s time for an evening getaway to recharge, have a laugh, feel support, and find hope. Join TACA Texas and meet other parents just like you. Look for the friendly faces wearing TACA shirts. Grab your own dinner or a drink and join us for a night out. Free Journey Guides available to new attending families. RSVP so we can save you a seat!

Wednesday, December 18

Let's Talk About - Autism, PANDAS & PANS

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Flower Child
11721 Rock Rose Ave #160
Austin, TX 78758

Join The Autism Community in Action as we gather to discuss a topic that affects many of our children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We will share local PANDAS/PANS resources and treatments in the Austin area. We each can’t know everything, but when we come together great things happen! Free TACA Journey Guides will be available to new families. Look for the TACA shirt to find our table. RSVP so we can save you a seat.

Wednesday, December 18

The Role of Abnormal Physiology presented by Dr. Frye

12:00 PM
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Recent research has demonstrated that autism spectrum disorder is associated with several areas where there is abnormal physiology include metabolic disorders, including disorders of redox, methylation, folate and mitochondrial metabolism, as well as immune disorders include abnormal antibodies that attack the brain and system that transports folate into the brain. What is promising about these disorders is that they may be amenable to treatment. Studies have documented improvement in autism symptoms with many of these treatments in clinical studies which range from case reports to well-controlled randomized trials. This presentation will review the disorders associated with autism that could be amendable to treatment and the evidence for the potential treatments. Join us (FROM YOUR COMPUTER) on December 18th. RSVP to obtain the log-in information and set aside 60 minutes for learning about helping our children with autism.

Friday, January 10

2020 New Year, New Goals!

10:00 - 11:30 AM
La Madeleine
987 E Interstate 30
Rockwall, TX 75087

Bring yourself and your great BIG dreams to La Madeleine. Come to the TACA table for ideas to get started on your plan. All attendees will receive their own calendar to get ideas, dates and goals written into your new year! Caregivers new to TACA will receive an Autism Journey Guide as a take home resource. Please RSVP so we can save you a seat.

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.