North Carolina Chapter

TACA North Carolina hosts coffee talks, events and meetings throughout the year. All parents, caregivers and professionals are welcome to attend. TACA hosts educational speakers on important topics and allows parents and caregivers to connect with one another to stay informed on the latest information in the autism world.

North Carolina Events

Wednesday, November 28

Opportunities for Growth: Local resources for families living with autism and other developmental delays

6:00 - 7:30 PM
Panera Clemmons at Peacehaven Village
3107 Gammon Lane
Clemmons, NC 27012

Please join us for a round table discussion with Shanee Howell, MSW, CAS, ITFS, executive director and CEO of Applied Family Services. Applied Family Services aims to provide intervention to families with children with developmental delays and offers the following services in Winston Salem and the Triad: Advocacy, Preschool and After school programs, Inclusion Camps and Family in-home trainings. Applied Family Services has an experienced diverse staff including licensed therapists, Advocacy professionals and BCBAs. If you are interested in one or more of their services, this is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the local opportunities that Applied Family Services provides for children with developmental delays. Bring your questions!
Shanee Howell is a devoted advocate for children and families and is passionate about nurturing growth within families of children with developmental delays. Shanee holds a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of New England, with a concentration in Micro Practice focused on individuals, families, and groups and a Bachelors degree in Social Work from Longwood University. She is a Certified Autism Specialist, has a Certificate in Child Nutrition and Parent Training. She is a member the National Association of Social Workers and the Autism Society of NC/Forsyth County. Shanee is always learning and strives to cultivate meaningful relationships within the community by using her expertise of working in home, community and private school settings.

Thursday, December 6

Coffee Talk

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Denny's
7021 NC-751
Durham, NC 27707

Come to us with your biggest concerns, topics that interest you or daily struggles you may need help with and in a moderated, roundtable style discussion we will address the hottest issues and pick the brains of families that have been there. Come for referrals, advice, recipes, resources and learn from the experiences of others. We will see you there!

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.