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, September 20

Central San Diego Back To School Breakfast Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Denny's
10430 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 528-0224
(Same location as our last Breakfast Club.)

It's Back To School time and we just know you have IEP questions for us. Our Back To School Breakfast Club is here to help. Bring your questions and get the support you need for all things Autism. We have missed you over the summer and look forward to connecting with you.
Hosted by TACA San Diego Co-Coordinator Nancy Kirkman.
*All new attendees will receive a Free Journey Guide.

Tuesday, September 25

Advanced Neurological Therapies For Autism

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church RBCPC
Lower Fireside Room

17010 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92128
Look for the TACA Sign outside and you will know you are at the correct entrance. Make sure you park in the southern most lot near the baseball field and close to the corner of Pomerado Rd. and Rancho Bernardo Rd. We are in the Lower Fireside Room

Speakers: Kevin Shapiro, MD, PhD Director of Pediatric Neurology and Michelle Hardy, MT-BC Director of Sensorimotor & Communication Therapies
We will learn about a unique and effective approach to autism therapy.
Get detailed information on Cortica's aim to bring to families everywhere the most effective therapies for the treatment of autism. They will discuss their integrated care model that is based on the scientific research and clinical practice of their founder, Dr. Suzanne Goh. Find out how they seek to set a new global standard for autism care by achieving superior developmental outcomes for the children and families they serve.
Be inspired by how Cortica believes the world needs a higher standard of care for all those living with autism, or a potential diagnosis of autism. They believe families like ours deserve effective, collaborative, caring therapies that are accessible and reasonably priced, no matter who you are or where we live.
*All new attendees will receive a FREE TACA Journey Guide.
Email TACA San Diego Co-Coordinators Vanessa or Nancy with any questions.

Thursday, September 27

Rancho Bernardo Coffee Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mason Coffee Works
Inside Brothers Provisions
16451 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128

Back To School for Autism families most often equals IEP and education questions. Well, you are in luck! Join seasoned local Autism Moms and Mentors Kate and Shannon for help with that and all things Autism. Leave feeling supported and empowered.
Hosted by TACA San Diego Mentors Kate Whelan and Shannon DeBlock.
*All new attendees will receive a Free Journey Guide.

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