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.

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TACA's Family Carnival

June 5, 2022

Oak Canyon Park
5305 Santiago Canyon Rd
Silverado, CA 92676

After a two-year hiatus caused by COVID, it was wonderful to be back together with more than 1,000 parents, caregivers, TACA supporters, and most importantly, children and young adults with special needs for a day of community and fun in a secure and safe environment.  Please join us in June 2023.

San Diego Events

Wednesday, July 6

TACA Virtual Parent Meeting for Parents of California Teens & Adults

Self-Determination Program (SDP) Orientation for Persons Served by the Regional Center

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Parents of Teens and Adults who are Regional Center Consumers – Join TACA as we welcome Scarlett K. vonThenan from California’s State Council on Developmental Disabilities for an overview of the Self-Determination Program (SDP), including the five principles, individual budget, spending plan, role of the Financial Management Service (FMS), etc.  By attending this training, you will satisfy the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) SDP orientation requirement. Following the presentation there will be a moderated Q&A session. Registration will close shortly before the event. *Please note: This meeting will be presented via our new TACA Connect app. Details to set up your free account will be provided with the RSVP process.

Thursday, July 7

TACA Virtual Parent Meeting - Teens & Adults

4:30 PM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Families with Teens and Adults - Let’s get together virtually with TACA. Together, we’ll share questions and challenges to help gather ideas and resources for your journey as well. Sharing your experiences with other families on the autism journey will have us all leaving with a lot of learning and a lot of HOPE!  Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

Tuesday, July 12

West Virtual Parent Meeting

6:30 PM PDT
Location: YOUR COMPUTER

Families in the West - Join us virtually as we talk about all things autism! Whether you are new to the autism journey or have been on the journey for several years, we welcome you to join the discussion! Find support and Hope with the TACA team and learn how to troubleshoot common issues that arise throughout the journey. Registration will close shortly before the event. An email with the log in information will be sent to you the day of the event.

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.