San Diego Chapter

TACA San Diego 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.

San Diego Events

Thursday, January 23

TACA San Diego Breakfast Club: 2020 New Year, New Goals!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Denny's
10430 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
(This is located just east of the Friars Rd Exit off I-15)

Bring yourself and your great BIG dreams to Coffee Talk! 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! RSVP so we can save you a seat!

Tuesday, January 28

More Hope for your Struggling Communicator

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church (RBCPC)
17010 Pomerado Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128
Lower Fireside Room. Please park in the lower lot on the corner of Rancho Bernardo Rd and Pomerado Rd next to the oil change shop. Look for TACA signs.

Speaker: Celina Viloria, Esq., LL.M.T., LL.M.C.
Please join us as we learn about AAC and Colmena Academy, a K-12 school dedicated to addressing the global needs of students with communication challenges from our speaker Celina Viloria.
Celina Viloria is a fierce advocate for children with Special Needs. Celina was initially driven to find a way to help her own son Alfonso, communicate. He is now a published author who can eloquently express his thoughts and feelings by using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Celina has used all of her experiences as both an attorney and an autism mom to support and propel the dreams and goals of special needs children with communication challenges. Celina Viloria is also the Head of School at Colmena Academy, an international Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) practitioner and the Manager of Builders of Eloquence and Engagement, LLC through which she provides support to School Districts and 1:1 RPM sessions to students.

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.