Pennsylvania Chapter

TACA Pennsylvania holds Chapter Meetings, Coffee Talks and family events throughout the year. Our meetings 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.

 

TACA Pennsylvania Chapter Meetings
Meet the first Friday of every month unless otherwise noted below.
7:00 – 7:15 PM Parent Support and Networking
7:15 PM Introduction and Meeting Presentation.
Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Childcare: Not offered at this time.

Pennsylvania Events

Friday, January 4

Talking to Youth with Developmental Disabilities about Sexuality & Relationships

7:00 – 7:15 PM Parent Support and Networking
7:15 PM Introduction and Meeting Presentation.
Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Childcare: Not offered at this time.

Presented by Laura Graham Holmes, Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Autism Research, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
This workshop guides parents, educators, therapists, clinicians, and service providers to help promote healthy sexual behaviors and expression. Dr. Graham-Holmes discusses topics such as sexual development and relationships, sexuality knowledge, appropriate and inappropriate sexual behaviors, issues regarding consent, and common parent concerns. Discover concrete strategies and tools for talking to children and adolescents about these sensitive topics.
An RSVP is appreciated to help us plan our workshop materials accordingly. Walk-ins are welcome though.

Find additional support by joining the TACA PA Yahoo Group.

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