Virginia Chapter

TACA Virginia holds Meetings and Coffee Talks throughout the year. Our meetings feature educational speakers on important topics for ASD families. Our Coffee Talks provide more settings where families can informally network, share resources and speak with seasoned parents.

Virginia Events

Thursday, November 15

Coffee Talk - **CANCELLED Due to Weather**

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panera - Carters Crossing West
24 S Gateway Dr.
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
(Panera on Warrenton Rd/17)

Bring your concerns and questions or come to listen and learn. In a moderated, roundtable style discussion we will address the issues most important to attendees and pick the brains of other parents who have been there. Come for referrals, resources, support and hope.

Thursday, November 15

TACA Night Out

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Toast, New American Gastopub at Winterfield Place
3730 Winterfield Rd
Midlothian, VA 23113

Being a mom of a child with autism has challenges. TACA Night Out is an opportunity to get out of the house and get together with other autism moms. Whether you are new to the autism journey or have an older child, you’ll be in great company. Ask for the TACA table when you arrive.

Tuesday, December 11

TACA Coffee Talk - Ho Ho Hope for the Holidays

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wegmans
45131 Columbia Place
Sterling, VA

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. If you are new to TACA, you’ll receive the Autism Journey Guide as a take-home resource.

Thursday, December 13

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

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Short Pump Mall
11800 W. Broad Street
Richmond VA 23233

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. 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. Free Journey Guides available 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.

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