Orange County Chapter

TACA Orange County 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. We even have a resource library of the latest autism books and DVDs/CDs that can be checked out by members at no charge. Come to a TACA Event!

Orange County Events

Tuesday, October 26

TACA Breakfast Club

10:00 AM PDT
Corner Bakery
2789 N Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

We are back and IN PERSON. Come join your TACA friends for Hope, Help and Support and to just finally reconnect with other autism parents.
An RSVP is required for this event.

Thursday, October 28

Virtual Parent Meeting: Cal Optima

10:00 AM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Join is for a virtual meeting about Cal Optima with Tiffany Kaaiakamanu, Community Relations Manager. We will be discussing how Cal Optima helps Orange County families with autism and the services available.
Registration will close on the evening prior to the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event. Please RSVP to obtain link and information for viewing:

Sunday, November 14

Free Virtual Seminar for Parents: Child Newly Diagnosed with Autism

1:00 PM PT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

When your child is diagnosed with autism, it can feel overwhelming and confusing. So often, parents receive a diagnosis for their child but are given no information on what to do next.
TACA is here to help. Join us for a FREE Virtual Parent Seminar specially designed to help you navigate the first steps after your child has received an autism diagnosis, including how to:
-Access services and supports that will improve your child's outcome and quality of life.
-Better advocate for your child.
You'll walk away empowered with hope and connected to a positive community of families, just like yours. Additionally, each attendee will receive a free Autism Journey Guide and a free downloadable Newly Diagnosed Checklist.
Registration will close on the evening prior to the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event. Please RSVP to obtain link and information for viewing:

Tuesday, November 16

Virtual Parent Meeting: Post Conference Plan of Action

10:00 AM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

You've attended the live weekend conference and are hopefully still accessing the platform to rewatch sessions or catch the ones you missed. Now is the time to take all you've learned and create a plan of ACTION for your child. Join us at this virtual meeting and let TACA OC help you create it and guide you through your next steps.
Registration will close on the evening prior to the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event. Please RSVP to obtain link and information for viewing:

Thursday, November 18

Virtual IEP Parent Meeting Q&A

with Damian Fragoso of Special Education Law Firm

6:30 - 8:30 PM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Come with all of your IEP questions and get help from a special education attorney. Ask about Due Process, Independent Assessments, your Parental Rights, and so much more.
Registration will close on the evening prior to the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event. Please RSVP to obtain link and information for viewing:

Tuesday, November 23

Teen/Adult Talk - Transition

10:00 AM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Join us for help, hope and support as we transition through the teen and adult years. Get your questions answered and let's do this together!
Registration will close on the evening prior to the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event. Please RSVP to obtain link and information for viewing:

Tuesday, November 30

TACA Breakfast Club

10:00 AM PDT
Corner Bakery
2789 N Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

We are back and IN PERSON. Come join your TACA friends for Hope, Help and Support and to just finally reconnect with other autism parents.
An RSVP is required for this event.

Thank you to our Orange County partners who support us and our local family events.

Don't Know Where to Start?

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